Who Will Replace Jimmie Johnson In The 48 Car?

Who will drive 48?

Alex BowmanAlex Bowman will drive the Hendrick Motorsports No.

48 next season, taking over for seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson, who will contest a part-time IndyCar Series schedule in 2021..

Who owns the 5 car in Nascar?

The No. 5 car has a long and storied history in NASCAR from the sport’s beginnings in 1949 to today with 45 wins. Hendrick Motorsports is bringing back the No. 5 in 2021 with Kyle Larson as the driver.

Who will be in the 88 car next year?

With multiple wins and a championship, it is only right to bring back the number for Kyle Larson in 2021. The No. 88 will always be Dale Earnhardt Jr’s number. He brought it to Hendrick Motorsports and it is the perfect opportunity to make the change.

Does Jeff Gordon still own the 48 car?

Gordon, along with Rick Hendrick, co-owns the No. 48 Chevrolet driven by Jimmie Johnson, who won seven Cup championships from 2006 to 2010, 2013, and in 2016. Gordon also has an equity stake in the No. 24 team.

Will Kyle Larson drive the 48 car in 2021?

Kyle Larson has signed a multiyear contract with Hendrick Motorsports to drive the No. 5 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE beginning with the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. … 48 Chevrolet currently driven by seven-time Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson in his final full-time season.

Who will replace Jimmy Johnson in the 48?

Alex BowmanCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The most coveted seat in NASCAR belongs to Alex Bowman in a Hendrick Motorsports lineup shuffle to replace seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson in the iconic No. 48 Chevrolet.

Who is the highest paid Nascar driver?

Forbes Names Dale Earnhardt Jr. the Highest-Paid Driver in NASCARTony Stewart—$18.7 million.Jeff Gordon—$18.1 million.Carl Edwards—$13.7 million.Kevin Harvick—$13 million.Danica Patrick—$12.9 million.Kyle Busch—$12.5 million.Kasey Kahne—$12 million.Brad Keselowski—$11.4 million.More items…

Can you buy a Nascar engine?

You can currently buy SB2s from Earnhardt-Childress Racing, if we still have them in stock, but not the R07,” says Dr. Andy Randolph, engine technical director at ECR. The main buyers for used NASCAR engines are smaller teams that run in the ARCA series.

Does Dale Jr own the 88 car?

88 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports. Earnhardt’s role as a team owner and businessman continues to enjoy its own ascent separate from his driving career.

Who’s going to drive the 48 car in 2021?

Alex BowmanAlex Bowman will replace Jimmie Johnson in iconic No. 48 Chevrolet in 2021. When seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson steps out of his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet at the end of the 2020 season, Alex Bowman will be taking over one of the most successful rides in the sport.

Who will take over for Jimmy Johnson?

driver Alex BowmanNASCAR driver Alex Bowman replacing Jimmie Johnson in the No. 48 car in 2021. Hendrick Motorsports dropped a highly anticipated announcement Tuesday afternoon, naming Alex Bowman as the driver for the No. 48 Chevrolet next season in place of seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson.

Who is replacing Jimmy Johnson?

Alex BowmanHendrick Motorsports announced Tuesday that Alex Bowman will replace Jimmie Johnson next season, shifting to the organization’s No. 48 Chevrolet for the NASCAR Cup Series in 2021.

Who sponsors Kyle Larson Sprint?

Hendrick MotorsportsCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Larson will be back in NASCAR next season driving the flagship No. 5 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports. Larson signed a multi-year contract Wednesday with Hendrick that ended his seven-month banishment from NASCAR for using a racial slur while playing an online racing game last spring.

Why did Lowe’s quit Nascar?

For Lowe’s, the decision is simply business. The home improvement company teamed with Hendrick and Johnson in 2001 when the driver was a nobody. Owner and company took a leap on the driver Jeff Gordon promised them was going to be a star. Gordon was right and Johnson was so good that Lowe’s couldn’t leave.

Who owns the number 9 car in Nascar?

William Clyde “Chase” Elliott II (born November 28, 1995) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He competes full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for Hendrick Motorsports, and part-time in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, driving the No.

Who will drive the 88 car in Nascar in 2021?

As has been speculated for several weeks, Hendrick Motorsports confirmed that Kyle Larson is set to join the team as their fourth driver for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season with seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson set to retire.

Does Dei still exist in Nascar?

Dale Earnhardt Incorporated (DEI) will no longer be associated with a race team in any of the national ranks of NASCAR. … Following the 2001 death of Dale Earnhardt at the Daytona 500, his widow Teresa Earnhardt and and son Dale Jr. continued to run the team with some success.