On September 24, 2019, Leavine Family Racing officially announced Christopher Bell as the new driver of the No. 95 for the 2020 season.
What numbers are not used in NASCAR?
NASCAR is fine with that. Numbers that are not being used by a team — the No. 5 and 25 for HMS as examples — can be assigned by NASCAR to another team upon request. But the new team is not permitted to use number styles that look like those that have been protected by the former team.
What is the highest legal car number in NASCAR?
Teams can run numbers from 0 to 99 (as well as 00 to 09), but no two cars can display the same number during a race.
Who owns what numbers in NASCAR?
Since teams don’t own the numbers, they can’t sell or transfer them to another team. And, if a team relinquishes a number, the number goes back to NASCAR to decide where it will be licensed next.
What Nascar team is for sale?
On Wednesday, Trackhouse Racing announced that it will purchase the entirety of Chip Ganassi Racing’s NASCAR Cup Series operation, acquiring all of the team’s assets — including all of its equipment and both of its charters — at the end of the 2021 season.
Why did NASCAR not retired the number 3?
NASCAR unofficially retired the number 3 in honour of Dale Earnhardt Sr. after his death on the track at the 2001 Daytona 500. …
What is the least amount of cars to finish a NASCAR race?
The fewest number of cars to finish a NASCAR race is seven.
Only seven drivers out of 32 finished the 1966 Southeastern 500.
Why did Dodge leave NASCAR?
Despite designing a Gen-6 car, Dodge stepped away from the sport after Brad Keselowski’s 2012 championship. The American automaker pulled its support, unable to find a flagship team to replace the departing Penske Racing.
Who owns the number 23 car in NASCAR?
One of the three new teams entering the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season was announced late last season when Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin decided to partner with longtime friend and NBA legend Michael Jordan. That led to the creation of 23XI Racing, which then confirmed Bubba Wallace as the driver of the #23 car.