In 2020, Davis has an average finishing position of 20.4. Eckes will drive full-time next season after hitting his stride in the summer months of 2020. * – July 20th, 2020. Take a second to support SportsZoneOverload on Patreon! Sauter (42) is 12th in the NASCAR Truck Series Standings. Anderson (29) is 20th in the NASCAR Truck Series Standings. A list of the latest NASCAR silly season news that shows how Cup teams are shaping up for 2021. In 2020, Self has an average finishing position of 23.1 (the worst of his career). Majeski (25) is 16th in the NASCAR Truck Series Standings. Rhodes will drive full-time with ThorSport Racing next season with hopes for a championship. In 2020, Sauter has three top-5’s and five top-10’s, with an average finishing position of 13.9 (the worst of his career). McLeod to have charter with new team", "Go Fas Racing moving to part-time effort in 2021", "Leavine Family Racing interested in selling? Fogleman will return full-time next season with hopes to improve on a slow 2020. The 2021 Cup Series schedule was supposed to be released in the spring of 2020, but its release was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Roper (42) is 19th in the NASCAR Truck Series Standings. Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ Sees Resurgence in Popularity Thanks... Gov. [48] The 2021 schedule has been expected to see a number of significant changes, in large part due to the fact that the five year contracts signed in 2015 with each track to host races from 2016 to 2020 will be ending. Matt DiBenedetto notched a strong season in the No. In 2020, Forrister has an average finishing position of 27.0. The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series will be the 73rd season for NASCAR professional stock car racing in the United States and the 50th season for the modern era Cup Series. With Derek Kraus moving to Hattori Racing Enterprises, Lessard will take his spot at another Toyota team full-time. Hocevar (17) is currently running part-time at Niece Motorsports. Moffitt (27) is 7th in the NASCAR Truck Series Standings. Creed (22) is 1st in the NASCAR Truck Series Standings. Ty Dillon, the driver of the No. Enfinger will return full-time next season after hopefully contending for a championship in 2020. I will also go off of what I think is a good fit and my best guesses if I don’t have any intel. In 2020, Eckes has two top-5’s and four top-10’s, with an average finishing position of 13.9. Creed has one win at Kentucky. Smith (18) is currently running part-time for Venturi Motorsports in the ARCA Menards Series and Kyle Busch Motorsports in the NASCAR Truck Series. NASCAR Silly Season means drivers are changing … In 2020, Crafton has three top-5’s and four top-10’s, with an average finishing position of 15.1 (his worst since 2002). The Busch Clash will be moved from the Sunday before the Daytona 500 to the Tuesday before (on February 9), in an effort to condense Speedweeks down to one week. Then, we will move on to multi-team organizations. Kraus will make the move from McAnally-Hilgemann Racing to Hattori Racing Enterprises. [49] NASCAR had scheduled their first ever doubleheader on the original 2020 schedule at Pocono, before COVID-19 resulted in Michigan and Dover gaining doubleheader weekends. Hill makes the jump to GMS Racing just like Brett Moffitt did. In 2020, Hill has four top-5’s and seven top-10’s, with an average finishing position of 8.0 (the best of his career). Forrister (27) is 26th in the NASCAR Truck Series Standings. Kraus (18) is 11th in the NASCAR Truck Series Standings. It’s tough out there for drivers. 21 Ford for Wood Brothers Racing. That’s after Germain agreed to sell its charter to the Jordan-Hamlin led team. Gibbs will race at smaller tracks due to his age restrictions and make the full-time jump in 2022. Still, this season, NASCAR’s annual game of musical chairs has gotten interesting. In 2020, Fogleman has an average finishing position of 25.9. 2021 nascar silly season rundown: volume two – august 18th, 2020 Note: The following are all RUMORS, either reported by reliable news sources (credit given when required), or reported directly to TobyChristie.com on the condition of anonymity. [50] The official 2021 schedule was released on September 30, 2020. Gilliland will look to improve in 2021, with eyes on a potential move to the Xfinity Series in 2022. In 2020, Ankrum has one top-5 and three top-10’s, with an average finishing position of 12.4. Friesen will drive full-time next season after a slow start to the 2020 season. 20 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing. With NASCAR Silly Season on the horizon, here are my NASCAR Truck Series Silly Season Predictions for 2021. Has anyone heard any rumors lately? 2 Ford in 2021, putting to rest one of the biggest question marks we had entering Silly Season. Austin Cindric, who had been driving the No. The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series will be the 73rd season for NASCAR professional stock car racing in the United States and the 50th season for the modern era Cup Series. Almirola. Silly Season 2021. In 2020, Kraus has one top-5 and four top-10’s, with an average finishing position of 11.6. Boyd will drive full-time next season looking for another Truck Series victory after the 2019 Talladega race. Friesen (36) is 13th in the NASCAR Truck Series Standings. Majeski will return full-time next season with eyes on a Truck Series victory. Corey LaJoie had been driving the No. Davis (21) is 17th in the NASCAR Truck Series Standings. In 2020, Moffitt has two top-5’s and four top-10’s, with an average finishing position of 12.5 (his worst since 2017). Greenfield will return next season and drive select races. He will race full-time next season with eyes for his first Truck Series victory. Ankrum will return full-time in 2021 with hopes for a multi-win season and contending for a championship. In 2020, Gray has two top-10 and an average finishing position of 16.4. Expect Ruch to attempt a full-time schedule in 2021, although owner Josh Reaume could drive a few races. Mayer will race at smaller tracks next season and make the jump full-time in 2022. The season will start at the Daytona International Speedway with the Busch Clash non-points event. Lessard (19) is 15th in the NASCAR Truck Series Standings. Gray (21) is 14th in the NASCAR Truck Series Standings. With silly season for the NASCAR Cup Series ramping up around the start of the playoffs, the Xfinity Series will see shake-up as well. Cobb will return full-time next season and try to complete the whole schedule. He confirmed this August that he is leaving Go Fas and is in discussions with other Cup teams. He will also run the majority of races in the Xfinity Series schedule. Creed will look to make the jump to the Xfinity Series full-time in 2022. Drivers who are moving to a new team: Christopher Bell (will drive the #20 for Joe Gibbs Racing) … All the latest sports coverage, news, updates, and rumors for numerous sports around the world. Mid-way through July, the Truck Series is closing in on the playoffs. *At the time of this article, the only moves that are official are the Ryan Blaney (Team Penske) and Alex Bowman (Hendrick Motorsports) contract extensions. Silly season 2021. Liked it? After contending for a championship with Hattori Racing Enterprises in 2020, Hill will run full-time next season. Greenfield (36) is 28th in the NASCAR Truck Series Standings. In 2 races in 2020, Mayer has one win, two top-5’s, and two top-10’s, with an average finishing position of 1.5. The Cup Series will also race on dirt for the first time since 1970 as the spring race at, This page was last edited on 24 October 2020, at 05:59. 14 Racing Ford for Stewart-Haas. Davis will race full-time next season with playoff aspirations. Enfinger has two wins at Daytona and Atlanta. The seven-time NASCAR champion will work with the Ganassi organization to finalize sponsorship on a two-year program for Johnson to run the road and street course races on IndyCar’s schedule. In 2020, Majeski has two top-10’s and an average finishing position of 19.0. Gilliland (20) is 9th in the NASCAR Truck Series Standings. Posted by. Christopher Bell will replace Jones in the No. 13 Chevrolet for Germain Racing, is now available.That’s after Germain agreed to sell its charter to the Jordan-Hamlin led team. In 2020, Roper has an average finishing position of 22.6. In 2020, Gilliland has two top-5’s and five top-10’s, with an average finishing position of 13.9 (the worst of his career). In 2020, Ruch has an average finishing position of 25.0. Fogleman (20) is 23rd in the NASCAR Truck Series Standings. Whatever car he drives, he performs at a high level. 13 Chevrolet for Germain Racing, is now available. If funding is secured, Johnson would be … In 2020, Busch has three wins in 5 races for the #51 truck. NASCAR president Steve Phelps stated on September 1, 2020 that the schedule may be released in pieces due to COVID-19 and the complications of which tracks would be able to host races due to state regulations and guidelines. Fox News dubbed it “the most tumultuous free-agent period in two decades.”. Gibbs (17) is currently running in the ARCA Menards Series. He has acknowledged he wants to leave SHR and return with a different team for 2021. 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