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NASCAR Cup Series Teams

BK Racing

Owners: Ron Devine, Wayne Press

Make: Toyota
Engines: TBD

Car: 23
Driver: Joey Gase (3 races), Gray Gaulding (33 races)
Sponsors: Best Home Furnishings (3 races), Dr. Pepper
Crew Chief: Patrick Donahue
Charter: Original

Car: 83
Drvier: Corey LaJoie, Gray Gaulding (3 races)
Sponsors: TBD
Crew Chief: TBD
Charter: None

Chip Ganassi Racing

Owners: Chip Ganassi, Felix Sabates, Rob Kauffman
Make: Chevrolet
Engines: Hendrick Motorsports

Car: 1
Driver: Jamie McMurray (signed thru 2017)
Sponsors: McDonald’s/Cessna/CreditOne/GearWrench (4 races; 2017)
Crew Chief: Matt McCall
Charter: Original

Car: 42
Drvier: Kyle Larson (signed thru 2017)
Sponsors: Target (26-31 races; 2017)/CreditOne (5 races; 2017)
Crew Chief: Chad Johnston
Charter: Original

Circle Sport with TMG

Owners: Joe Falk, Curtis Key
Make: TBD
Engines: TBD

Car: 33
Driver: Jeffrey Earnhardt
Sponsors: TBD
Crew Chief: Pat Tryson
Charter: Original

Front Row Motorsports

Owners: Bob Jenkins, Brad Jenkins
Make: Ford
Engines: Roush-Yates

Car: 34
Driver: Landon Cassill (signed thru 2017)
Sponsors: Love’s Travel Stops (18 races)
Crew Chief: Donnie Wingo
Charter: Original

Car: 38
Drvier: David Ragan (signed thru 2017)
Sponsors: TBD
Crew Chief: Donnie Wingo
Charter: Original

Furniture Row Racing

Owner: Barney Visser
Make: Toyota
Engines: Toyota Racing Development

Car: 77
Driver: Erik Jones (signed thru 2017)
Sponsors: 5-Hour Energy (22 races, thru 2017)
Crew Chief: Chris Gayle
Charter: Purchased from Premium Motorsports (2017)

Car: 78
Drvier: Martin Truex Jr (thru 2018)
Sponsors: Furniture Row/Denver Mattress/Bass Pro Shops (16 races, thru 2018), WIX Filters (1 race)
Crew Chief: Cole Pearn
Charter: Original

Germain Racing

Owner: Bob Germain
Make: Chevrolet
Engines: ECR Engines

Car: 13
Driver: Ty Dillon (signed thru 2017)
Sponsors: GEICO (thru 2018)
Crew Chief: Bootie Barker
Charter: Original

Go FAS Racing

Owners: Archie St. Hilaire, Frank Stoddard
Make: Ford
Engines: Roush-Yates

Car: 32
Driver: Matt DiBenedetto (signed thru 2017)
Sponsors: Can-Am (13 races, thru 2018)/Keen Parts/
Crew Chief: Gene Nead
Charter: Leased from Richard Petty Motorsports (2017)

Hendrick Motorsports

Owners: Rick Hendrick, Jeff Gordon
Make: Chevrolet
Engines: Hendrick Motorsports

Car: 5
Driver: Kasey Kahne (signed thru 2018)
Sponsors: Farmers Insurance (12 races; thru 2017), Great Clips (10 races; thru 2017), LiftMaster (3 races; thru 2017), Quicken Loans (3 races; thru 2017); Panasonic Toughbook (2 races; thru 2017), Mountain Dew (1 races; thru 2018), UniFirst (2 races; thru 2023)
Crew Chief: Keith Rodden
Charter: Original

Car: 24
Drvier: Chase Elliott (signed thru 2018)
Sponsors: NAPA Auto Parts (24 races; thru 2018), SunEnergy1 (4 races; thru 2018), Kelley Blue Book (2 races; thru 2018), Mountain Dew (2 races; thru 2018), Hooters (2 races; thru 2018)
Crew Chief: Alan Gustafson
Charter: Original

Car: 48
Drvier: Jimmie Johnson (signed thru 2017)
Sponsors: Lowe’s/Kobalt Tools (36 races; thru 2018)
Crew Chief: Chad Knaus
Charter: Original

Car: 88
Drvier: Dale Earnhardt Jr(signed thru 2017)
Sponsors: Nationwide Insurance (21 races; thru 2017), Axalta Coating Systems (13 races; thru 2018), Mountain Dew (3 races; thru 2017)
Crew Chief: Greg Ives
Charter: Original

Joe Gibbs Racing

Owners: Joe Gibbs, J.D. Gibbs
Make: Toyota
Engines: Toyota Racing Development

Car: 11
Driver: Denny Hamlin (signed thru 2017)
Sponsors: FedEx (34 races), Sport Clips (2 races)
Crew Chief: Mike Wheeler
Charter: Original

Car: 18
Drvier: Kyle Busch (signed thru 2019)
Sponsors: M&M’s (30 races; thru 2019), Interstate Batteries (6 races)
Crew Chief: Adams Stevens
Charter: Original

Car: 19
Driver: Daniel Suarez (signed thru 2017)
Sponsors: Arris (17 races; thru 2017), Stanley Tools, Subway
Crew Chief: Dave Rogers
Charter: Purchased from Michael Waltrip Racing (2016)

Car: 20
Drvier: Matt Kenseth (signed thru 2017)
Sponsors: DeWalt Power Tools (15 races)
Crew Chief: Jason Ratcliff
Charter: Original

JTG Daugherty Racing

Owners: Tad Geschickter, Jodie Geschickter, Brad Daugherty
Make: Chevrolet
Engines: ECR Engines

Car: 37
Driver: Chris Buescher (signed thru 2017)
Sponsors: TBD
Crew Chief: Trent Owens
Charter: Leased from Roush Fenway Racing (2017)

Car: 47
Drvier: AJ Allmendinger (signed thru 2020)
Sponsors: Kroger (24 races; thru 2017), Kingsford/Clorox/Scott Products/Bush’s Beans (2017)
Crew Chief: Randall Burnett
Charter: Original

Leavine Family Racing

Owner: Bob Leavine
Make: Chevrolet
Engines: ECR Engines

Car: 95
Driver: Michael McDowell (signed thru 2017)
Sponsors: TBD
Crew Chief: Todd Parrott
Charter: Purchased from Tommy Baldwin Racing (2016)

Premium Motorsports

Owner: Jay Robinson
Make: Chevrolet/Toyota (4 races)
Engines: TBD

Car: 15
Driver: Michael Waltrip (4 races)
Sponsors: TBD
Crew Chief: TBD
Charter: Purchased from HScott Motorsports (2017)

Car: 55
Drvier: Reed Sorenson (1 race)
Sponsors: TBD
Crew Chief: Lee Leslie
Charter: None

Richard Childress Racing

Owner: Richard Childress
Make: Chevrolet
Engines: ECR Engines

Car: 3
Driver: Austin Dillon (signed thru 2019)
Sponsors: Dow Chemical, American Ethanol, Bass Pro Shops, AAA
Crew Chief: Slugger Labbe
Charter: Original

Car: 27
Drvier: Paul Menard (signed thru 2017)
Sponsors: Menards (signed thru 2017)
Crew Chief: Matt Borland
Charter: Original

Car: 31
Drvier: Ryan Newman (signed thru 2019)
Sponsors: Caterpillar (22 races; thru 2019), Grainger
Crew Chief: Luke Lambert
Charter: Original

Richard Petty Motorsports

Owners: Richard Petty, Andy Murstein, Doug Bergeron
Make: Ford
Engines: Roush-Yates

Car: 43
Driver: Aric Almirola (signed thru 2017)
Sponsors: Smithfield Foods (31 races; thru 2017), STP (2 races; thru 2017), U.S. Air Force (2 races; thru 2017)
Crew Chief: Drew Blickensderfer
Charter: Original

Rick Ware Racing

Owner: Rick Ware
Make: Chevrolet
Engines: Pro-Motor Engineering

Car: 51
Driver: Timmy Hill, Stanton Barrett, Cody Ware, Kevin O’Connell
Sponsors: TBD
Crew Chief: Joe Lax
Charter: None

Roush Fenway Racing

Owners: Jack Roush, John Henry
Make: Ford
Engines: Roush-Yates

Car: 6
Driver: Trevor Bayne (signed thru 2019)
Sponsors: AdvoCare (signed thru 2019)
Crew Chief: Matt Puccia
Charter: Original

Car: 17
Drvier: Ricky Stenhouse Jr (signed thru 2019)
Sponsors: Fastenal (15 races; thru 2018), Fifth Third Bank (5 races; thru 2017), Sunny D (4 races)
Crew Chief: Brian Pattie
Charter: Original

Stewart-Haas Racing

Owners: Tony Stewart, Gene Haas
Make: Ford
Engines: Roush-Yates

Car: 4
Driver: Kevin Harvick (signed thru 2019)
Sponsors: Busch Beer (16 races; thru 2019), Jimmy Johns (16 races; thru 2019), Mobil 1
Crew Chief: Rodney Childers
Charter: Original

Car: 10
Drvier: Danica Patrick (signed thru 2018)
Sponsors: Aspen Dental (4 races; thru 2019), TaxACT (4 races; thru 2017), Mobil 1, Code 3 Associates (3 races; thru 2019)
Crew Chief: Billy Scott
Charter: Original

Car: 14
Driver: Clint Bowyer (signed thru 2018)
Sponsors: Mobil 1, Rush Truck Centers
Crew Chief: Mike Bugarewicz
Charter: Original

Car: 41
Drvier: Kurt Busch (signed thru 2019)
Sponsors: Haas Automation, Monster Energy, State Water Heaters (1 race), Mobil 1
Crew Chief: Tony Gibson
Charter: Purchased from Michael Waltrip Racing (2016)

Team Penske

Owner: Roger Penske
Engines: Roush-Yates

Car: 2
Driver: Brad Keselowski (signed thru 2017)
Sponsors: Miller Lite (24 races; thru 2017), Alliance Truck Parts (8 races), Wurth (3 races), (2 races), SKF (1 race)
Crew Chief: Paul Wolfe
Charter: Original

Car: 22
Drvier: Joey Logano (signed thru 2018)
Sponsors: Shell/Pennzoil (32 races; thru 2018), AAA of So Cal (3 races), (2 races)
Crew Chief: Todd Gordon
Charter: Original

TriStar Motorsports

Owner: Mark Smith
Make: Toyota
Engines: Pro Motors

Car: 72
Driver: Cole Whitt
Sponsors: Florida Lottery, RTIC Coolers, Rinnai, Carolina Skiff
Crew Chief: Frank Kerr
Charter: Leased from Front Row Motorsports, who purchased it from BK Racing (2017)

Wood Brothers Racing

Owners: Eddie Wood, Glen Wood
Make: Ford
Engines: Roush-Yates

Car: 21
Driver: Ryan Blaney
Sponsors: Motorcraft/Quick Lane, SKF
Crew Chief: Jeremy Bullins
Charter: Leased from Go FAS Racing (2017)