You asked: What happened to the number 5 car in Nascar?

5 did not run a full season in 2007, only competing in 26 of 35 races. A year later, once again seven drivers split time in the car and were able to compete in all 35 events, with Mark Martin and Ron Fellows able to bring home the checkered flag. But this year the No. 5 is all but extinct.

Who is the number 5 car in Nascar?


Driver Laps
1 Terry Labonte 106,762
2 Kasey Kahne 60,671
3 Geoff Bodine 51,042
4 Ricky Rudd 35,827

Who last drove the 5 car in Nascar?

Kasey Kahne is the most recent driver to have piloted the No. 5, winning six times from 2012-2017, including the Brickyard 400 in his final season with the team.

Did Mark Martin drive the 5 car?

Martin made his 700th career start at the 2008 Auto Club 500. On March 1, 2008, Martin won the 2008 Sam’s Town 300 driving the No. 5 Delphi Chevrolet for JR Motorsports.

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Who will be driving the 5 car in 2021?

CONCORD, N.C. — Hendrick Motorsports this morning signed driver Kyle Larson to a multi-year contract that will see him join the 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions beginning with the 2021 racing season. He will pilot the No. 5 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, which the organization will field for the first time since 2017.

What is Kyle Larson sprint car number?

Statistics current as of April 11, 2021. Kyle Miyata Larson (born July 31, 1992) is an American professional auto racing driver. He competes full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 5 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for Hendrick Motorsports.

Who will be driving the 88 car in 2021?

The No. 88 car is currently driven for Hendrick by Alex Bowman.

Who drove the 5 car in 2020?

The Smithfield, Virginia, native will be the crew chief for new Hendrick Motorsports driver Kyle Larson and the No. 5 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE entry – a return of the organization’s original car number that was last fielded in 2017.

Who currently drives the 5 car in Nascar 2020?

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. The 28-year-old driver will be paired with crew chief Cliff Daniels, who will shift from the No.

Who drives the Valvoline car in Nascar?

Valvoline has expanded its partnership with 13-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports by adding primary sponsorship of playoff-contending drivers Kyle Larson and William Byron for the next two seasons. In both 2021 and 2022, America’s first motor oil brand will be a primary sponsor of Larson’s No.

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What happened to Mark Martin?

Mark Martin enjoying less competitive retirement life. … But since retiring following the 2013 NASCAR Cup season, Martin has gotten far away from racing. “I’m retired,” the 62-year-old NASCAR Hall of Famer emphatically told “I’m really enjoying retired life, that’s really all I’ve got going on.

Is Rusty Wallace still involved in Nascar?

He retired after the 2005 season with a 14.4 career average finish. In 2014, Wallace ran at Daytona for testing before the 2014 Daytona 500 as part of a promotion for Miller Lite’s 40th anniversary, marking the first time a NASCAR Hall of Famer has driven in a NASCAR test.

Who owns the 8 in 2021 Nascar?

Tyler Reddick is the driver of the No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for Richard Childress Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series.

Is Kyle Larson coming back to Nascar 2021?

Kyle Larson had been arguably the hottest free agent on the NASCAR Cup Series driver market for the 2021 season before he was fired. Now he is officially back. Kyle Larson entered the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season as one of four drivers who had driven for just one team on a full-time basis for at least six seasons.

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.