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

02

Brett Moffitt

Kris Bowen

Our Motorsports

Moffitt is back for a third season with Our Motorsports.

07

Joe Graf Jr.

Joe Williams

SS Green Light Racing

Joe Graf Jr. will be back for a second year with SS Green Light. The team will have a technical alliance with Stewart-Haas Racing.

1

Sam Mayer

Taylor Moyer

JR Motorsports

Mayer takes over the No. 1 seat after seeing significant seat time in the No. 8 in 2021. He will work with Taylor Moyer. Michael Annett, who drove the No. 1 over the last few seasons for JRM, retired at the end of 2021.

2

Sheldon Creed

Jeff Stankiewicz

Richard Childress Racing

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

4

Bayley Currey

Wayne Carroll Jr.

JD Motorsports w/ Gary Keller

Bayley Currey will drive a full season for JD Motorsports.

5

Matt Mills

Dave Ingram

BJ McLeod Motorsports

Mills will be back with BJ McLeod\"s team for the 2022 season.

6

Ryan Vargas

Kase Kallenbach

JD Motorsports w/ Gary Keller

Vargas signed on for Year 2 with JD Motorsports for a full-time schedule this season after driving for them for the bulk of 2021.

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

Mike Bumgarner

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. Bumgarner slides over from the No. 1 box to lead Berry\"s team. The two won at Las Vegas together in 2021.

9

Noah Gragson

Luke Lambert

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. Luke Lambert will move from RFK Racing to take over those duties.

10

Landon Cassill

Jason Trinchere

Kaulig Racing

Landon Cassill joins Kaulig Racing for the 2022 in a ride that should see him reach the playoffs just as Jeb Burton and Ross Chastain have in the same seat. Trinchere was crew chief for AJ Allmendinger in 2021.

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.

16

AJ Allmendinger

Bruce Schlicker

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. Schlicker formerly commanded the No. 10 Kaulig entry with Ross Chastain and Jeb Burton.

18

Multiple drivers/TBD

Jason Ratcliff

Joe Gibbs Racing

Trevor Bayne will make seven starts in this car for JGR. How the rest of the remaining races are filled is yet to be known.

19

Brandon Jones

Jeff Meendering

Joe Gibbs Racing

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

20

N/A

TBD

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

Team Penske executive Walter Czarnecki indicated the organization does not plan to field a full-time Xfinity car in 2022.

23

Anthony Alfredo

Pat Tryson

Our Motorsports

Alfredo will drive for Our Motorsports in 2022 after running a season in the Cup Series with Front Row Motorsports. He ran a partial schedule in 2020 for RCR.

26

TBD

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. Ryan Truex will drive at Daytona, while Jeffrey Earnhardt will make multiple starts for the team.

27

Jeb Burton

Chad Walter

Our Motorsports

After a season with Kaulig Racing, Burton is moving to Our Motorsports to run a full season as part of a two-year deal with the organization.

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

Emerling-Gase Motorsports

Gase is teaming up with Patrick Emerling to form Emerling-Gase Motorsports, which will field the No. 35 full-time and another car for a part-time ride. The driver lineup will include Gase, Emerling, Shane Lee and others to be announced.

36

TBD

Mario Gosselin

DGM Racing

Alex Labbe will return to run 18 races with DGM but its unknown who will pilot the car for the other races.

39

Ryan Sieg

Shane Wilson

RSS Racing

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. The organization will have a second full-time car that will see Kaz Grala, Ryan Ellis and Sage Karam as part of its driver lineup.

47

TBD

Mike Harmon

Mike Harmon Racing

Kyle Weatherman and MHR have parted ways ahead of the 2022 season. Weatherman will run the first five races of the season with DGM 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

TBD

Tim Brown

Jimmy Means Racing

54

Ty Gibbs

Chris Gayle

Joe Gibbs Racing

Gibbs will drive the No. 54 for the full season after a four-win partial campaign in 2021. The No. 54 car was shared by multiple drivers in 2021 including Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Christopher Bell, and Gibbs.

68

Brandon Brown

Doug Randolph

Brandonbilt Motorsports

78

Josh Williams

Danny Johnson

BJ McLeod Motorsports

Josh Williams is moving to run for BJ McLeod Motorsports program after several seasons with DGM Racing.

98

Riley Herbst

Richard Boswell

Stewart-Haas Racing

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

21

Austin Hill

Andy Street

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.

34

Jesse Iwuji

TBD

Jesse Iwuji Motorsports

Partnering with NFL legend and Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith, Iwuji will run for his own team and the team will field Chevrolets.

99

Stefan Parsons

Mike Tyska

BJ McLeod Motorsports

Parsons will run his first Xfinity season for the McLeod-owned organization.

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Silly Season

No.

Driver

Crew Chief

Team

1

Hailie Deegan

Mike Hillman Jr.

David Gilliland Racing

Deegan will be back for a second season with David Gilliland\"s team.

4

John Hunter Nemechek

Eric Phillips

Kyle Busch Motorsports

Nemechek is returning to KBM for the 2022 season.

9

Blaine Perkins

Doug George

CR7 Motorsports

Perkins and CR7 make up the single-entry team for 2022 with crew chief Doug George, an 18-year veteran atop the box, leading the team. Next season will be Perkins\" first full-time NASCAR national series ride.

12

Spencer Boyd

Ryan London

Young\"s Motorsports

Spencer Boyd is back with Young\"s Motorsports but will drive the No. 12 Chevrolet as Tate Fogleman is moving to On Point Motorsports for 2022.

13

TBD

TBD

ThorSport Racing

Johnny Sauter is running a partial schedule in the No. 47 G2G Racing Toyota in 2022 but he is also running a partial slate with ThorSport Racing (in an unknown truck number), according to FS1\"s Todd Bodine.

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

TBD

Joe Lax

Young\"s Motorsports

Jesse Little has a deal with Young\"s to drive a select schedule but his Truck number is not yet known.

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.

25

Matt DiBenedetto

Chad Kendrick

Rackley W.A.R.

DiBenedetto will run a full season in the Truck Series with Daytona marking his first-ever start in the series.

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

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.

42

Carson Hocevar

Phil Gould

Niece Motorsports

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

44

Kris Wright

TBD

Niece Motorsports

Wright will join Niece Motorsports full-time for the 2022 Truck Series season, completing the team‘s driver lineup.

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.

46

Matt Jaskol

TBD

G2G Racing

Matt Jaskol will pilot a full-time ride in the Truck ranks for the first time in his career. G2G will field Toyotas in the Truck Series.

47

Assorted drivers

TBD

G2G Racing

Johnny Sauter (expected to do 13 races), Tim Viens (five races) and Roger Reuse (five races) will split this ride in 2022.

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

Matt Lucas

Hattori Racing Enterprises

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

66

Ty Majeski

Joe Shear Jr.

ThorSport Racing

Majeski will run a full season after running four races with ThorSport in 2021.

88

Matt Crafton

Jeff Hensley

ThorSport Racing

Hensley -- a former crew chief at ThorSport -- takes the reins from the retiring Junior Joiner.

98

Christian Eckes

Jeriod Prince

ThorSport Racing

Eckes takes over the ride that he and Grant Enfinger split in 2021. Eckes won at Las Vegas last fall in this Truck for his first national series win.

99

Ben Rhodes

Richard Lushes

ThorSport Racing

##

TBD

TBD

Hill Motorsports

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

##

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.