The current outlook for the 2022 NASCAR Cup season with all drivers and teams, the driver changes and the speculations for the still vacant cockpits
The race schedule for the 2022 season of NASCAR’s top league is available. It is the first season with the new generation of cars (Gen7 or Next-Gen).
And with regard to the line-ups of the individual teams, there are already one or two driver changes to report for 2022.
We provide an overview of the Silly Season in the form of the photo series above and in the tabular overview below with the drivers who have been confirmed and those who are currently being discussed.
Overview: drivers and teams for the 2022 NASCAR Cup season
Trackhouse (Chevrolet) – two cars:
Ross Chastain, Daniel Suarez
Penske (Ford) – three cars:
Austin Cindric, Ryan Blaney, Joey Logano
Childress (Chevrolet) – two cars:
Austin Dillon, Tyler Reddick
Stewart/Haas (Ford) – four cars:
Kevin Harvick, Aric Almirola, Chase Briscoe, Cole Custer
Hendrick (Chevrolet) – four cars:
Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott, William Byron, Alex Bowman
Roush/Fenway/Keselowski (Ford) – two cars:
Brad Keselowski, Chris Buescher
Spire (Chevrolet) – two cars:
Corey LaJoie, Josh Bilicki * Landon Cassill.
Gibbs (Toyota) – four cars:
Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr. Christopher Bell
Ware (Chevrolet/Ford) – two or three cars:
Cody Ware, David Ragan * Ryan Preece * Joey Hand *, James Davison? Joey Gase? Garrett Smithley?
Chewy (Chevrolet) – two cars:
Justin Haley, A.J. Allmendinger * Noah Gragson * Daniel Hemric *
Wood (Ford) – one car:
23XI (Toyota) – two cars:
Bubba Wallace, Kurt Busch
Hezeberg (Ford) – one car *:
Jacques Villeneuve *, Loris Hezemans *
Front Row (Ford) – two cars:
Michael McDowell, Todd Gilliland
Petty/GMS (Chevrolet) – two cars:
Ty Dillon, Erik Jones
NY (Chevrolet) – one car *:
JTG/Daugherty (Chevrolet) – one car:
Money (Chevrolet) – one car *:
Kaz Grala *
Beard (Chevrolet) – one car *:
Noah Gragson *,
MBM (Ford/Toyota) – one or two cars *:
Timmy Hill *, Boris Said *, J.J. Yeley?
Live Fast (Ford) – one car:
B.J. McLeod *,