2022 NASCAR Xfinity & Camping World Truck Series Silly Season tracker

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2022 NASCAR Xfinity & Camping World Truck Series Silly Season tracker

Our 2022 Silly Season Tracker is below, listing what we know for full-time NASCAR Xfinity and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams in 2021. We’ll update this page as teams finalize their plans for next season. Anything highlighted in red indicates news on that driver and ride for beyond 2021, and clicking on the red line will give you more information on the move and its impact.

NASCAR Xfinity Series Silly Season

No.

Driver

Crew Chief

Team

0

TBD

Paul Clapprood

JD Motorsports w/ Gary Keller

Jeffrey Earnhardt announced he won\"t be returning to JD Motorsports for the \"22 season.

02

Brett Moffitt

Tucker Scanlon

Our Motorsports

07

Joe Graf Jr.

Joe Williams

SS Green Light Racing

1

Michael Annett

Mike Bumgarner

JR Motorsports

Annett will retire from full-time competition at the end of the 2021 season. Sam Mayer is committed to a full-time ride for JRM in 2022, could this be the car number?

2

Sheldon Creed

Andy Street

Richard Childress Racing

Creed will be moving up to the Xfinity Series with RCR.

4

Landon Cassill

Tommy Machek

JD Motorsports w/ Gary Keller

5

Matt Mills

George Ingram

BJ McLeod Motorsports

6

Ryan Vargas

Kase Kallenbach

JD Motorsports w/ Gary Keller

7

Justin Allgaier

Jason Burdett

JR Motorsports

Allgaier will be returning to JRM for a seventh season with the Dale Earnhardt Jr.-owned organization.

8

Josh Berry

Taylor Moyer

JR Motorsports

After part-time duty in 2021 with JRM, Berry has landed a full ride with Dale Earnhardt Jr.\"s team for the 2022 season.

9

Noah Gragson

TBD

JR Motorsports

JR Motorsports announced at the end of August that Gragson would return for a fourth season with the organization. Dave Elenz will not be the crew chief as he is moving to the Cup Series with Richard Petty Motorsports.

10

Jeb Burton

Bruce Schlicker

Kaulig Racing

11

Daniel Hemric

Alex Yontz

Kaulig Racing

Daniel Hemric will move to Kaulig to replace Justin Haley, who is making the jump to the Cup Series in 2022 to pilot the Kaulig entry full-time.

15

Colby Howard

Wayne Carroll Jr.

JD Motorsports w/ Gary Keller

Howard is joining McAnally-Hilgemann Racing in the Camping World Truck Series for the 2022 season.

16

AJ Allmendinger

Jason Trinchere

Kaulig Racing

AJ Allmendinger agreed to a contract extension to remain at Kaulig Racing in 2022 full-time in the Xfinity Series, while also piloting a second Cup Series entry part-time.

18

N/A

TBD

Joe Gibbs Racing

With Daniel Hemric moving to Kaulig, JGR now has another open seat to fill in the Xfinity Series although former crew chief Dave Rogers told SiriusXM that JGR will only field three Xfinity teams in 2022.

19

Brandon Jones

Jeff Meendering

Joe Gibbs Racing

Jones will be back at JGR in 2022 for a fifth season.

20

N/A

Jason Ratcliff

Joe Gibbs Racing

Harrison Burton will be driving the No. 21 Wood Brothers Ford in the 2022 Cup Series season. This leaves the No. 20 seat currently vacant although former crew chief Dave Rogers told SiriusXM that JGR will only field three Xfinity teams in 2022.

22

N/A

TBD

Team Penske

With Austin Cindric moving up to the Cup Series to pilot the No. 2 Ford in 2022, that leaves his current seat vacant. Team Penske has yet to confirm if they will field a full-time Xfinity Series entry next season.

26

N/A

Allen Hart

Sam Hunt Racing

Allen Hart comes over to be the crew chief and technical director after multiple years as a race engineer at JR Motorsports.

31

Myatt Snider

Arthur Haire

Jordan Anderson Racing

After a playoff season and his first Xfinity win with RCR, Snider will join Jordan Anderson\"s Xfinity team for a full season.

35

Joey Gase

TBD

Joey Gase Racing

Gase is fielding his own team -- Joey Gase Racing -- and he will do the bulk of the driving duties for the team.

36

Alex Labbe

Mario Gosselin

DGM Racing

39

Ryan Sieg

Shane Wilson

RSS Racing

RSS Racing will have a technical alliance with Stewart-Haas Racing in 2022.

44

Assorted drivers

Dan Stillman

Alpha Prime Racing

Tommy Joe Martins and Caesar Bacarella are partnering to form a new team where they will have seat time, along with newcomer Rajah Caruth during the 2022 season. Ryan Ellis will also drive the car. Andy Lally will run the road courses.

47

Kyle Weatherman

Mike Harmon

Mike Harmon Racing

48

Jade Buford

Patrick Donahue

Big Machine Racing

Buford will be back for a second season and the organization is entering an enhanced partnership with RCR while relocating to RCR\"s Welcome, North Carolina campus.

51

Jeremy Clements

Mark Setzer

Jeremy Clements Racing

52

N/A

Tim Brown

Means Motorsports

54

N/A

Chris Gayle

Joe Gibbs Racing

68

Brandon Brown

Doug Randolph

Brandonbilt Motorsports

78

Jesse Little

Keith Wolfe

BJ McLeod Motorsports

92

TBD

Eddie Troconis

DGM Racing

Josh Williams will not be returning to this ride for the 2022 season.

98

Riley Herbst

Richard Boswell II

Stewart-Haas Racing

Herbst will be back at SHR for a second season in the No. 98 Ford.

##

Austin Hill

TBD

Richard Childress Racing

After three seasons and eight wins with Hattori, Hill will move up to the Xfinity Series with Richard Childress Racing for the 2022 season. No number has been announced for the full-time effort.

##

Stefan Parsons

TBD

BJ McLeod Motorsports

Parsons will run a full season in 2022 in a car number to be determined.

##

Jesse Iwuji

TBD

Jesse Iwuji Motorsports

Jesse Iwuji is teaming up with Pro Football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith to form Jesse Iwuji Motorsports.

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Silly Season

No.

Driver

Crew Chief

Team

1

Hailie Deegan

Mike Hillman Jr.

David Gilliland Racing

2

TBD

Jeff Stankiewicz

GMS Racing

Creed is moving up to the Xfinity Series with Richard Childress Racing in 2022.

4

John Hunter Nemechek

Eric Phillips

Kyle Busch Motorsports

Nemechek is returning to KBM for the 2022 season.

12

TBD

Ryan London

Young\"s Motorsports

Tate Fogleman is moving to On Point Motorsports for 2022 so this ride is open.

13

Johnny Sauter

Joe Shear Jr.

ThorSport Racing

15

Tanner Gray

Jerry Baxter

David Gilliland Racing

Veteran crew chief Jerry Baxter will lead the team after two years as a Cup crew chief. He has 16 wins atop a Truck pit box.

16

Tyler Ankrum

Scott Zipadelli

Hattori Racing Enterprises

20-year-old Tyler Ankrum is the new driver of the No. 16 Toyota Tundra for Hattori Racing Enterprises in the Truck Series. Ankrum has three full seasons of experience in the series, with playoff berths in 2019 and 2020.

18

Chandler Smith

Danny Stockman Jr.

Kyle Busch Motorsports

Smith will be back for a second full-time season with KBM after scoring two wins in 2021.

19

Derek Kraus

Mark Hillman

McAnally-Hilgemann Racing

McAnally-Hilgemann Racing will field Chevrolets in 2022 and have an alliance with GMS Racing.

20

Spencer Boyd

Joe Lax

Young\"s Motorsports

21

TBD

TBD

GMS Racing

Zane Smith has moved to Front Row Motorsports for the 2022 season.

22

Austin Wayne Self

Ryan Salomon

AM Racing

23

Grant Enfinger

Jeff Hensley

GMS Racing

Enfinger will be moving to GMS -- the organization where he scored his first Truck win in 2016. He has a two-year deal to drive full time for the organization. Chase Purdy drove this truck in 2021.

24

Jack Wood

Chad Walter

GMS Racing

Wood will return to GMS Racing for the 2022 season, the team announced in August.

26

TBD

Charles Denike

GMS Racing

GMS Racing will look to replace Tyler Ankrum after his departure to Hattori Racing Enterprises.

30

Tate Fogleman

TBD

On Point Motorsports

Fogleman scored his first Truck win in 2021 and will take over the seat that Danny Bohn was the primary driver for in 2021.

38

Zane Smith

Chris Lawson

Front Row Motorsports

Fresh off back-to-back runner-up finishes in the Truck Series standings, Smith moves to Front Row to drive their truck.

40

Ryan Truex

Cody Efaw

Niece Motorsports

42

Carson Hocevar

Phil Gould

Niece Motorsports

Niece Motorsports announced Hocevar would return in 2022 for a full-time ride.

45

Lawless Alan

Matt Noyce

Niece Motorsports

Alan will run full time for the team after making a handful of starts to close out the 2021 season.

52

Stewart Friesen

Jon Leonard

Halmar Friesen Racing

56

Timmy Hill

Greg Ely

Hill Motorsports

Team owner Hill will drive a full-time entry in the Truck Series in 2022 after splitting the ride with his brother last season.

61

Chase Purdy

TBD

Hattori Racing Enterprises

Purdy is moving to drive for Hattori Racing Enterprises after a full-time season with GMS Racing.

88

Matt Crafton

TBD

ThorSport Racing

Longtime crew chief Junior Joiner told FOX Sports 1 he is stepping away after the 2021 season.

98

TBD

Jeriod Prince

ThorSport Racing

Grant Enfinger and Christian Eckes split this ride in 2021. Enfinger is off to GMS Racing, while Eckes\" plans are unknown at this point.

99

Ben Rhodes

Richard Lushes

ThorSport Racing

##

TBD

Kevin Manion

Spire Motorsports

Spire Motorsports will field a Truck Series entry for the 2022 season. Driver and truck number will be announced at a later date.

##

Colby Howard

TBD

McAnally-Hilgemann Racing

Howard is joining McAnally-Hilgemann Racing as the organization looks to expand its Truck operation to two teams in 2022.

##

Dean Thompson

TBD

Niece Motorsports

Thompson will run a full season in 2022 and is set to make his Truck debut in the 2021 season finale at Phoenix. He ran the bulk of the ARCA West season in 2021 as well.

##

TBD

TBD

Hill Motorsports

Hill Motorsports will field two entries in the 2022 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season.