Quick Answer: Who Will Replace Jimmy Johnson?

Who will replace Jimmie 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.

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Who will be driving the 88 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.

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 drive the 43 car in 2021?

Erik JonesErik Jones to drive iconic No. 43 for Richard Petty Motorsports in 2021.

Who drove the number 88 Nascar in 1997?

NASCAR Car #88DriverTop 10’s1Dale Jarrett1882Dale Earnhardt Jr.1393Darrell Waltrip974Buddy Baker4331 more rows

Is Kevin Harvick retiring?

FORT WORTH, Texas — Kevin Harvick says he has contracts through the 2021 season and does not plan to quit racing before then. There had been some questions about Harvick’s future with a report from the Sports Business Journal that Fox Sports analyst Darrell Waltrip may decide to retire after this season.

Who is the highest paid Nascar driver in 2020?

Kyle BuschNascar’s Highest-Paid Drivers 2020: Kyle Busch Takes The Lead With $18 Million As Salaries Stall.

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…

Who is taking over the 88 car?

Alex BowmanWhen 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. Already a Hendrick driver, Bowman will switch from the No. 88 car to the now-iconic No.

Who will drive the #14 car in 2021?

Chase Briscoe14 for Stewart-Haas Racing in 2021. UPDATE: Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) will promote Chase Briscoe from its NASCAR Xfinity Series program to the NASCAR Cup Series in 2021, whereupon the 11-time Xfinity Series race winner will drive the team’s No. 14 Ford Mustang.

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.

Who will replace Alex Bowman in the 88?

Daniel Suarez88, Hendrick Motorsports announced Oct. 6. No. 99: Daniel Suarez will compete for the new Trackhouse Racing team.

Do Nascar drivers wear diapers?

Most of the drivers don’t use the diaper while racing. This is because drivers go to the bathroom before the race. … Drivers also use salt tablets to avoid dehydration so the drivers don’t have enough urine left to use a diaper.

Who is driving the 48 next year?

Alex BowmanHendrick 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.

What’s Jeff Gordon’s net worth?

Jeff Gordon has a net worth of $200 million and earns an estimated $20 – $30 million every year from salary and endorsements.

Does Jeff Gordon still own the 48 car?

In 1998, NASCAR named Gordon to its 50 Greatest Drivers list. … 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.

Why was Dodge banned from Nascar?

Because of their exceptional speed and performance, NASCAR subsequently changed the rule book, effectively banning all four of the Aero Cars from Dodge, Ford, Mercury, and Plymouth from competition by the end of 1970.

What is Danica Patrick’s net worth?

She walked away from the sport as the most successful woman in the history of American open-wheel racing, having won more races than any other female. In addition to motorsports, Patrick also made her money through the endorsement deals she’s had over the years giving her a whopping net worth of $60 million.