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2021 NASCAR Cup Series Driver / Team Chart

Last Updated: January 21st, 2021

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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Speedweeks 2021: NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Truck Series Projected Entry Lists


2021 NASCAR Cup Series ROTY Contenders: 

  • No. 14 – Chase Briscoe – Stewart-Haas Racing
  • No. 38 – Anthony Alfredo – Front Row Motorsports

New FT Teams for 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Season: 

  • No. 7 – Corey LaJoie – Spire Motorsports
  • No. 78 – B.J. McLeod – Live Fast Motorsports
  • No. 23 – Bubba Wallace – 23XI Racing
  • No. 44 – TBA – NY Racing (team indicates it plans to run full-season)
  • No. 99 – Daniel Suarez – Trackhouse

New PT Teams for 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Season: 

  • No. 32 – TBD – GoFas Racing [was full-time in 2020]
  • No. 33 – Austin Cindric – Team Penske
  • No. 36 – David Ragan (DAYTONA 500) – Front Row Motorsports

Car No.DriverTeamManufacturerSponsor(s)Crew Chief
00Quin HouffStarCom RacingChevrolet CamaroMane N' Tail (Daytona 500, TBA)George Church
1Kurt BuschChip Ganassi RacingChevrolet CamaroMonster Energy Matt McCall
2Brad KeselowskiTeam PenskeFord MustangDiscount Tire (15+ Races)
Pirtek
Wurth
AutoTrader
Money Lion
Jeremy Bullins
3Austin DillonRichard Childress RacingChevrolet CamaroBass Pro Shops (12 Races)TBA
4Kevin HarvickStewart-Haas RacingFord MustangBusch Beer
Mobil 1
Hunt Brothers Pizza
Rodney Childers
5Kyle Larson Hendrick MotorsportsChevrolet CamaroTBACliff Daniels
6Ryan NewmanRoush Fenway RacingFord MustangKoehler Generators (8 Races)
Guaranteed Rate (7 Races + Clash)
Castrol (4 Races)
Oscar Mayer
Wyndham Rewards
TBA
7Corey LaJoieSpire MotorsportsChevrolet CamaroSchulter Systems (7 Races)
Drydene
Ryan Sparks
8Tyler ReddickRichard Childress RacingChevrolet CamaroTBATBA
9 Chase ElliottHendrick MotorsportsChevrolet CamaroNAPA Auto Parts (26 Races)
Hooters (3 Races)
UniFirst (3 Races)
Llumar Films (Clash, COTA)
Adrenaline Shoc (Atlanta 2, Talladega 2)
Alan Gustafson
10Aric AlmirolaStewart-Haas RacingFord MustangSmithfield Foods (25 Races)TBA
11Denny HamlinJoe Gibbs RacingToyota CamryFedEx Chris Gabehart
12Ryan BlaneyTeam PenskeFord MustangMenards
- Moen
DEX Imaging
BodyArmour
Todd Gordon
14 Chase BriscoeStewart-Haas RacingFord MustangHighPointJohn Klausmeier
15Derrike Cope (Daytona)Rick Ware RacingChevrolet CamaroJACOB Companies (Daytona)Patrick Tryson
16Kaz Grala (Daytona 1, TBA)
AJ Allmendinger (Daytona RC)
Kaulig RacingChevrolet CamaroTBATBA
17Chris BuescherRoush Fenway RacingFord MustangFastenal
Fifth Third Bank
Castrol (Atlanta 2, Michigan)
TBA
18Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs RacingToyota CamryM&M's
Interstate Batteries
Ben Beshore
19Martin Truex, Jr. Joe Gibbs RacingToyota CamryBass Pro Shops (24 Races)
Auto Owners Insurance (8 Races)
Reser's (4 Races)
James Small
20Christopher BellJoe Gibbs RacingToyota CamryRheem
Craftsman
Sport Clips
Reser's
Adam Stevens
21Matt DiBenedettoWood Brothers RacingFord MustangFord Motorcraft / Quiklane
Menards
- Dutch Boy
TBA
22Joey LoganoTeam PenskeFord MustangShell-Pennzoil Paul Wolfe
23Bubba Wallace23XI RacingToyota CamryDoor Dash (Daytona 500)
McDonalds
Root Insurance
Dr. Pepper
Columbia Sports Wear
Mike Wheeler
24William ByronHendrick MotorsportsChevrolet CamaroAxalta (14 Races)
Liberty University (12 Races)
Rudy Fugle
32Ryan Ellis? (PT)GoFas RacingFord MustangTBATBA
33Austin Cindric (PT)Team PenskeFord MustangTBAMiles Stanley
34Michael McDowellFront Row MotorsportsFord MustangFr8 Auctions (6 Races)Drew Blickensderfer
36David RaganFront Row MotorsportsFord MustangTBADerrick Finley
37Ryan PreeceJTG-Daugherty RacingChevrolet CamaroTBATBA
38Anthony Alfredo Front Row MotorsportsFord MustangSpeedy Cash (6 Races + All-Star)Seth Barbour
41Cole Custer Stewart-Haas RacingFord MustangHAAS Automation
Dixie Vodka (Daytona RC, Nashville)
Mike Shiplett
42Ross ChastainChip Ganassi RacingChevrolet CamaroTBAPhil Surgen
43Erik JonesRichard Petty MotorsportsChevrolet CamaroTBAJerry Baxter
44TBANY RacingFord MustangTBATBA
47Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.JTG-Daugherty RacingChevrolet CamaroKrogerBrian Patte
48Alex BowmanHendrick MotorsportsChevrolet CamaroAlly Financial (36 Races)Greg Ives
49Timmy Hill?
Chad Finchum?
MBM MotorsportsFord MustangTBATBA
51Cody WareRick Ware RacingChevrolet CamaroNurtec ODT (36 Races)Mike Hillman, Sr.
52Josh BilickiRick Ware RacingFord MustangTBATBA
53Joey Gase (Daytona)Rick Ware RacingFord Mustang
Chevrolet Camaro
TBATBA
62TBABeard MotorsportsChevrolet CamaroTBATBA
66Timmy Hill?
Chad Finchum?
Motorsports Business ManagementToyota Camry?
Ford Mustang?
TBATBA
77Jamie McMurray (Daytona)Spire MotorsportsChevrolet CamaroAdvent Health (Daytona)Kevin Bellicourt
78 [was 32]B.J. McLeodLive Fast MotorsportsFord MustangKeen Parts (Martinsville 1, TBA)TBA
96Ty Dillon (Daytona)Gaunt Brothers RacingToyota CamryBass Pro Shops / Black Rifle Coffee (Daytona)TBA
99 [was 77]Daniel SuarezTrackhouse Chevrolet CamaroTBATravis Mack
TBAAustin Cindric (PT)Team PenskeFord Mustang TBATBA

Official Announcements:

January 21st, 2021: AJ Allmendinger Returning to NASCAR’s Top-Level with Kaulig Racing at Daytona’s Road Course

AJ Allmendinger Returning to NASCAR’s Top-Level with Kaulig Racing at Daytona’s Road Course


January 20th, 2021: Austin Cindric attempting Daytona 500 with Team Penske

Austin Cindric Sets Sights on NASCAR Cup Series Debut, Daytona 500 Start With Team Penske

January 18th, 2021: Cody Ware Going Full-Time Cup Racing with Rick Ware Racing in 2021

Cody Ware Going Full-Time NASCAR Cup Series Racing With Rick Ware Racing in 2021


January 15th, 2021: Joey Gase Returning to Rick Ware Racing in 2021; Will Run 63rd Annual DAYTONA 500

Joey Gase Returning to Rick Ware Racing in 2021; Will Run 63rd Annual DAYTONA 500


January 14th, 2021: Noah Gragson Officially Attempting DAYTONA 500 with Beard Motorsports

Noah Gragson Officially Attempting Daytona 500 With Beard Motorsports


January 14th, 2021: Speedy Cash Returning to Front Row Motorsports, Joining Anthony Alfredo for DAYTONA 500, Five Other Points Events

Speedy Cash Returns to Front Row, Joining Anthony Alfredo for Daytona 500


January 13th, 2021: Kaz Grala Signs Multi-Race Cup Deal with Kaulig Racing; Attempting 2021 DAYTONA 500

Kaz Grala Signs Multi-Race Cup Deal with Kaulig Racing; Attempting 2021 DAYTONA 500


January 6th, 2021: Front Row Motorsports Announces 2021 NASCAR Lineups; Alfredo and McDowell Full-Time, Ragan Running 2021 DAYTONA 500

Front Row Motorsports Announces 2021 NASCAR Lineups; Alfredo Running for Rookie of The Year, Ragan Running DAYTONA 500


December 2nd, 2020: Biohaven Pharmaceuticals Joining Rick Ware Racing for Full Season of Sponsorship

Biohaven Pharmaceuticals joining Rick Ware Racing for full season of sponsorship


November 30th, 2020: Spire Motorsports Signs Corey LaJoie to No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro in Multi-Year Deal:

Spire signs Corey LaJoie to No. 7 Camaro in multi-year deal


November 20th, 2020: B.J. McLeod and Matt Tifft Form No. 78 Live Fast Motorsports Team for 2021:

Matt Tifft, B.J McLeod reveal “Live Fast Motorsports”, SHR partnership


November 16th, 2020: John Hunter Nemechek Not Returning to Front Row Motorsports in 2021:

John Hunter Nemechek Not Returning to Front Row Motorsports in 2021


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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