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NASCAR Silly Season

Driver movement came fast and furious during the closing weeks of the 2020 season, providing a preview of the 2021 landscape that includes three new NASCAR Cup Series teams, a two-time championship crew chief switching rides and new drivers at powerful Joe Gibbs Racing, Hendrick Motorsports and Stewart-Haas Racing.

Our 2021 Silly Season Tracker is below, listing what we know for full-time Cup Series teams in 2021. We’ll update this page often, as teams finalize their plans for next season. Anything highlighted in red indicates a change from 2020, and clicking on the red line will give you more information on the move and its impact.

No.DriverCrew ChiefTeam

1Kurt Busch Matt McCall Chip Ganassi Racing

2Brad Keselowski Jeremy Bullins Team Penske

3Austin Dillon Justin Alexander Richard Childress Racing

4Kevin Harvick Rodney Childers Stewart-Haas Racing

5Kyle Larson Cliff Daniels Hendrick Motorsports

6Ryan Newman Scott Graves Roush Fenway Racing

7Corey LaJoie Ryan Sparks Spire Motorsports

8Tyler Reddick Randall Burdett Richard Childress Racing

9Chase Elliott Alan Gustafson Hendrick Motorsports

10Aric Almirola Mike Bugarewicz Stewart-Haas Racing

11Denny Hamlin Chris Gabehart Joe Gibbs Racing

12Ryan Blaney Todd Gordon Team Penske

14Chase Briscoe Johnny KlausmeierStewart-Haas Racing

17Chris Buescher Luke Lambert Roush Fenway Racing

18Kyle Busch Ben Beshore Joe Gibbs Racing

19Martin Truex Jr. James Small Joe Gibbs Racing

20Christopher Bell Adam Stevens Joe Gibbs Racing

21Matt DiBenedetto Greg Erwin Wood Brothers Racing

22Joey Logano Paul Wolfe Team Penske

23Bubba Wallace Mike Wheeler 23XI Racing

24William Byron Rudy Fugle Hendrick Motorsports

34Michael McDowell Drew Blickensderfer Front Row Motorsports

37Ryan Preece Trent Owens JTG Daugherty Racing

41Cole Custer Mike Shiplett Stewart-Haas Racing

42Ross Chastain TBD Chip Ganassi Racing

43Erik Jones Jerry Baxter Richard Petty Motorsports

47Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Brian Pattie JTG Daugherty Racing

48Alex Bowman Greg Ives Hendrick Motorsports

78B.J. McLeod TBD Live Fast Motorsports

99Daniel Suarez Travis Mack Trackhouse