The 1985 season made history to NASCAR as young Kyle Petty, the grandson of legendary Lee Petty and son of series-dominator Richard Petty, was hired to drive the No. 21 car full-time. This formed a unique union between the two most successful racing families in NASCAR history.
Who are the 2021 Nascar drivers?
2021 NASCAR CUP SERIES DRIVERS
|Busch, Kurt||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|Byron, William||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Chastain, Ross||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|Custer, Cole||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
Who will be driving the 21 car in 2022?
Matt DiBenedetto: Team Penske announced they will move Austin Cindric into the #21 for 2022, but plans changed and he will move into the #2, as Keselowski will leave Penske. Harrison Burton will join the Wood Brothers next season, replacing DiBenedetto.
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.