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2021 NASCAR Cup Series Driver / Team Chart

Last Updated: October 28th, 2020

WELCOME to TobyChristie.com’s 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Driver / Team Chart! NEW for 2021, the search bar feature allows readers to type in the name of their favorite driver or team, to see where they stand in the 2021 Silly Season shuffle!

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2021 NASCAR Cup Series ROTY Contenders: 

  • No. 14 – Chase Briscoe – Stewart-Haas Racing

New FT Teams for 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Season: 

  • No. TBD – Spire Motorsports
  • No. TBD – TBA – Matt Tifft / B.J. McLeod / Joe Falk
  • No. 23 – Bubba Wallace – 23XI Racing
  • No. 99 – Daniel Suarez – Trackhouse

New PT Teams for 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Season: 

  • No. TBD – Austin Cindric – Team Penske
  • No. 32 – TBD – GoFas Racing [was full-time in 2020]

Car No.DriverTeamManufacturerSponsor(s)Crew Chief
00Quin Houff (2021)StarCom RacingChevrolet CamaroTBDTBD
1Kurt Busch (2021)Chip Ganassi RacingChevrolet CamaroMonster Energy (2021)TBD
2Brad Keselowski (2021)Team PenskeFord MustangDiscount Tire (2021+) (15+ Races)TBD
3Austin Dillon (2021+)Richard Childress RacingChevrolet CamaroTBDTBD
4Kevin Harvick (2023)Stewart-Haas RacingFord MustangBusch Beer
Mobil 1
Hunt Brothers Pizza
Rodney Childers
5Kyle Larson (2022+)Hendrick MotorsportsChevrolet CamaroTBACliff Daniels
6Ryan Newman (2021)Roush Fenway RacingFord MustangOscar Mayer (2021)
Wyndham Rewards (2021+)
TBD
8Tyler Reddick (2021)Richard Childress RacingChevrolet CamaroTBDTBD
9 Chase Elliott (2022)Hendrick MotorsportsChevrolet CamaroNAPA Auto Parts (2022) (26 Races)
UniFirst (2023) (3 Races)
TBD
10Aric Almirola (2021+)Stewart-Haas RacingFord MustangSmithfield Foods (2021+ - 25 Races)TBD
11Denny Hamlin (2021+)Joe Gibbs RacingToyota CamryFedExTBD
12Ryan Blaney (2022+)Team PenskeFord MustangMenards
DEX Imaging
TBD
14 Chase Briscoe (2021)Stewart-Haas RacingFord MustangHighPoint TBD
15Brennan Poole?Rick Ware RacingChevrolet CamaroTBDTBD
17Chris Buescher (2021)Roush Fenway RacingFord MustangFifth Third BankTBD
18Kyle Busch (2020+)Joe Gibbs RacingToyota CamryInterstate Batteries (2022+)TBD
19Martin Truex, Jr. (2021+)Joe Gibbs RacingToyota CamryAuto Owners Insurance (2021) (8 Races)TBD
20Christopher Bell (2021+)Joe Gibbs RacingToyota CamryRheem?
DeWalt?
Stanley?
TBD
21Matt DiBenedetto (2021)Wood Brothers RacingFord MustangFord Motorcraft / Quiklane
Menards
TBD
22Joey Logano (2023)Team PenskeFord MustangShell-Pennzoil (2023)TBD
23Bubba Wallace (2021+)23XI RacingToyota CamryDoor Dash?
McDonalds?
Cash App?
Columbia Sports Wear?
TBD
24William Byron (2022)Hendrick MotorsportsChevrolet CamaroAxalta (14 Races) (2027)
Liberty University (12 Races) (2021)
Rudy Fugle
27TBDRick Ware RacingFord MustangTBDTBD
32TBD (PT)
GoFas RacingFord MustangTBDTBD
34Michael McDowell?Front Row MotorsportsFord MustangLove's Travel Shops?TBD
37Ryan Preece?
Corey LaJoie?
Erik Jones?
Ty Dillon?
JTG-Daugherty RacingChevrolet CamaroTBDTBD
38John Hunter Nemechek?Front Row MotorsportsFord MustangTBDTBD
41Cole Custer (2021+)Stewart-Haas RacingFord MustangHAAS AutomationTBD
42Ross Chastain (2021)Chip Ganassi RacingChevrolet CamaroNutrien Ag Solutions?TBD
43Erik Jones (2022+)
Richard Petty MotorsportsChevrolet CamaroTBAJerry Baxter
47Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. (2021)JTG-Daugherty RacingChevrolet CamaroTBDBrian Patte
48Alex Bowman (2021)Hendrick MotorsportsChevrolet CamaroAlly Financial (2023)Greg Ives
51TBDRick Ware RacingFord Mustang
Chevrolet Camaro
TBDTBD
53TBDRick Ware RacingFord Mustang
Chevrolet Camaro
TBDTBD
66Timmy Hill?Motorsports Business ManagementToyota CamryTBDTBD
77 [was TBD]Corey LaJoie?
Ty Dillon?
Spire MotorsportsChevrolet Camaro?TBDTBD
TBD [was 32]TBDB.J. McLeod
Matt Tifft
Joe Falk
TBDTBDTBD
96Harrison Burton?
Ty Dillon?
Gaunt Brothers RacingToyota CamryTBDTBD
99 [was 77]Daniel SuarezTrackhouse
(Justin Marks)
Chevrolet CamaroTBDTBD
TBD Austin Cindric (PT)Team PenskeFord Mustang TBDTBD
TBD [was 95]Corey LaJoie?
Ty Dillon?
Spire MotorsportsChevrolet Camaro?TBDTBD

Official Announcements:

October 28th, 2020: Kyle Larson Returning to the Cup Series in 2021 with Hendrick Motorsports in the No. 5 Car.

Kyle Larson Returning to the Cup Series in 2021 With Hendrick Motorsports in the No. 5 Car


October 23rd, 2020: B.J. McLeod, Matt Tifft to Operate GoFas Racing No. 32 Charter for 2021, in Partnership with Joe Falk.

BJ McLeod, Matt Tifft to operate new charter in partnership with Joe Falk


October 22nd, 2020: GoFas Racing Going Part-Time in 2021, Charter to be Sold

Go Fas Racing going part-time in 2021, charter to be sold


October 22nd, 2020: Presenting 23XI Racing – The Denny Hamlin / Michael Jordan NASCAR Team

Presenting 23XI Racing – the Denny Hamlin / Michael Jordan NASCAR team.


October 21st, 2020: Erik Jones Moving to Richard Petty Motorsports in 2021; Signs Multi-Year Agreement to Drive No. 43

Erik Jones moving to Richard Petty Motorsports in 2021


October 20th, 2020: Chase Briscoe Officially Announced as Driver of Stewart-Haas No. 14 Car for 2021.

Chase Briscoe Officially Announced as Driver of Stewart-Haas No. 14 Car For 2021


October 8th, 2020: Clint Bowyer Retiring from Full-Time NASCAR Competition; Joining FOX Sports’ Broadcast Booth in 2021.

Clint Bowyer Retiring from Full-Time NASCAR Competition; Moving to FOX Sports’ Broadcast Booth in 2021


October 8th, 2020: Matt DiBenedetto Will Drive the No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing Car Again in 2021.

Matt DiBenedetto Will Drive the No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing Car Again in 2021


October 8th, 2020: Austin Cindric Inks Multi-Year Extension with Team Penske, Moving to Wood Brothers Racing Full-Time in 2022.

Cindric Inks Multi-Year Extension with Team Penske, Moving to Wood Brothers Racing Full-Time in 2022


October 7th, 2020: Daniel Suarez Joining Justin Marks’ Trackhouse Cup Team for 2021.

Daniel Suarez joining Justin Marks’ Trackhouse Cup Team for 2021


October 6th, 2020: Alex Bowman Moving to Hendrick Motorsports’ No. 48 Starting in 2021.

Alex Bowman Moving to Hendrick Motorsports’ No. 48 Starting in 2021


September 28th, 2020: Hertz, Hendrick Motorsports Offically Part Ways; Will Not Sponsor William Byron’s No. 24 in 2021.

Hertz, Hendrick Motorsports Officially Part Ways


September 21st, 2020: Ross Chastain’s Move to Cup, Chip Ganassi Racing in 2021 Made Official.

Ross Chastain’s Move to Cup, Chip Ganassi Racing in 2021 Made Official


September 15th, 2020: Daniel Suarez Officially Announces He Won’t Return to Gaunt Brothers Racing in 2021.

Daniel Suarez Officially Announces He Won’t Return to Gaunt Brothers Racing in 2021


September 10th, 2020: Bubba Wallace Will Not Return to Richard Petty Motorsports in 2021

Bubba Wallace Will Not Return to Richard Petty Motorsports in 2021


September 1st, 2020:  William Byron Officially Announces Extension Through 2022 With Hendrick Motorsports

Fresh Off First-Career Cup Series Win, William Byron Extends Deal With Hendrick Through 2022


September 1st, 2020: Smithfield Foods, Aric Almirola Will Return to Stewart-Hass Racing’s No. 10 Car in 2021

Smithfield Foods and Aric Almirola Back With Stewart-Haas Racing in 2021


August 21st, 2020: Corey LaJoie Confirms He Won’t Return to GoFas Racing in 2021

Corey LaJoie Confirms He Won’t Return to Go Fas Racing in 2021


August 14th, 2020: Justin Marks Starting Trackhouse in 2021, New NASCAR Cup Series Team

Justin Marks Starting Trackhouse in 2021, New NASCAR Cup Series Team


August 11th, 2020: Spire Motorsports Confirms Purchase of Leavine Family Racing Charter, Will Expand to Two Cars in 2021.

Spire Motorsports Confirms Purchase of Leavine Family Racing Charter, Will Expand to Two Cars in 2021


August 10th, 2020: Christopher Bell Officially Lands No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Ride for 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Season.

Christopher Bell Officially Lands No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Ride For 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Season


August 4th, 2020: Leavine Family Racing to Cease Operations at End of 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Season

Leavine Family Racing to Cease Operations at End of 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Season


August 3rd, 2020: Brad Keselowski, Team Penske, Sign Contract Extension after Third Win of 2020 Season

Brad Keselowski, Team Penske Announce Contract Extension After Third Win of Season

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