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The 2022 NASCAR Cup Series was the 74th season of professional stock car racing in the United States, and the 51st season of the modern era. Chase Elliott enters as the reigning champion, while Brad Keselowski enters as the reigning Daytona 500 champion

Teams and drivers

Note:

  • All crew chiefs listed are from the end of the 2019 season, unless noted otherwise under "crew chiefs".

Full-time teams

Manufacturer Team No. Race driver
Chevrolet Chip Ganassi Racing 1 Ross Chastain
42 Kyle Larson
Germain Racing 13 Brett Moffitt
Hendrick Motorsports 9 Chase Elliott
24 William Byron
48 Jimmie Johnson
88 Alex Bowman
JTG Daugherty Racing 37 Ricky Stenhouse Jr
47 Justin Haley
Premium Motorsports 15 Multiple Drivers
Richard Childress Racing 3 Austin Dillon
8 Tyler Reddick
31 Ty Dillon
Richard Petty Motorsports 43 Daniel Hemric
Spire Motorsports 77 Multiple Drivers
StarCom Racing 00 Landon Cassill
Ford
Front Row Motorsports 34 Ty Majeski (R)
36 John Hunter Nemechek
38 Corey LaJoie
Go Fas Racing 32 Chase Briscoe
Roush Fenway Racing 6 Aric Almirola
17 Chris Buescher
Stewart-Haas Racing 4 Kevin Harvick
10 Darrell Wallace Jr
14 Matt DiBenedetto
41 Cole Custer
Team Penske 2 Brad Keselowski
12 Ryan Blaney
22 Joey Logano
Wood Brothers Racing 21 Austin Cindric
Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing 11 Denny Hamlin
18 Kyle Busch
19 Martin Truex Jr.
20 Christopher Bell
Leavine Family Racing 95 Erik Jones
TBA Rick Ware Racing 51 Garrett Smithley
52 Cody Ware

Schedule

No Race Title Track Date Pole Winner Team Manufacturer
Advance Auto Parts Clash Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Florida February 12 Martin Truex Jr William Byron Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Gander RV Duel February 17 Ross Chastain William Byron Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Gander RV Duel 2 February 17 Tyler Reddick Brad Keselowski Team Penske Ford
1 Daytona 500 February 20 Ross Chastain William Byron Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
2 Toyota/Save Mart 350 Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, California February 27 Kyle Larson Kyle Larson Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet
3 Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, Nevada March 6 Brad Keselowski Martin Truex Jr Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
4 Auto Club 400 Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, California March 13 Austin Dillon Kyle Larson (2) Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet
5 FanShield 500 ISM Raceway, Avondale, Arizona March 20 Denny Hamlin Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
6 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Georgia March 27 Kevin Harvick Brad Keselowski Team Penske Ford
7 Ford EcoBoost 400 Homestead–Miami Speedway, Homestead, Florida April 3 Denny Hamlin Chase Elliott Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
8 Food City 500 Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tennessee April 10 Denny Hamlin Kyle Busch (2) Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
9 Toyota Owners 400 Richmond Raceway, Richmond, Virginia April 24 Joey Logano Martin Truex Jr (2) Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
10 GEICO 500 Talladega Superspeedway, Lincoln, Alabama May 1 Matt DiBenedetto Ryan Blaney Team Penske Ford
11 Gander RV 400 Drive for Autism Dover International Speedway, Dover, Delaware May 8 Denny Hamlin William Byron (2) Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
12 STP 500 Martinsville Speedway, Ridgeway, Virginia May 14 Joey Logano William Byron (3) Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
NASCAR Open Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, North Carolina May 21 Austin Cindric Justin Haley JTG Daughtery Racing Chevrolet
NASCAR All Star Race May 21 Chase Elliott Kevin Harvick Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
13 Coca-Cola 600 May 29 Chase Elliott Kevin Harvick Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
14 North Carolina Education Lottery 400 Rockingham Speedway, Rockingham, North Carolina June 5 Kevin Harvick Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
15 Casey’s General Stores 400 Iowa Speedway, Newton, Iowa June 12 Chris Buescher Kyle Busch (3) Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
16 FireKeepers Casino 400 Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn June 19 William Byron William Byron (4) Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
17 Discount Tire 500 World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, Madison, Illinois June 25 Chris Buescher Brad Keselowski (2) Team Penske Ford
18 Coke Zero 400 Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Florida July 3 (Rain Delay) Tyler Reddick Chris Buescher Roush Fenway Racing Ford
19 Quaker State 400 presented by Walmart Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, Kentucky July 9 Kyle Busch Ross Chastain Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet
20 Pocono 350 Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, Pennsylvania July 17 Kyle Busch Martin Truex Jr (3) Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
21 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, New Hampshire July 24 Kevin Harvick Joey Logano Team Penske Ford
22 Brickyard 400 Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, Indiana July 31 Brad Keselowski Kevin Harvick (2) Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
23 Camping World 400 Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, Illinois August 8 (Rain Delay) Alex Bowman Chase Elliott (2) Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
24 Go Bowling at The Glen Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, New York August 14 Chase Elliott Chase Elliott (3) Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
25 Consumers Energy 400 Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn August 21 Kevin Harvick Chase Elliott (4) Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
26 Bojangles Southern 500 Darlington Raceway, Darlington, South Carolina September 4 Denny Hamlin Kyle Busch (4) Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
Cup Championship Playoffs
Round of 16
27 Federated Auto Parts 400 Richmond Raceway, Richmond, Virginia September 10 Christopher Bell Martin Truex Jr (4) Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
28 Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tennessee September 17 Matt DiBenedetto Matt DiBenedetto Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
29 South Point 400 Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, Nevada September 25 Kyle Larson Martin Truex Jr (5) Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
Round of 12
30 Iowa Corn 400 Iowa Speedway, Newton, Iowa October 2 Chase Elliott Denny Hamlin (2) Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
31 1000Bulbs.com 500 Talladega Superspeedway, Lincoln, Alabama October 9 Joey Logano Chase Elliott (5) Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
32 Bank of America Roval 400 Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, North Carolina (Roval) October 16 Chase Elliott Kyle Larson (3) Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet
Round of 8
33 Hollywood Casino 400 Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas October 23 Denny Hamlin Chase Elliott (6) Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
34 ISM Connect 500 ISM Raceway, Avondale, Arizona October 30 Chase Elliott Kyle Busch (5) Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
35 First Data 500 Martinsville Speedway, Ridgeway, Virginia November 6 Denny Hamlin William Byron (5) Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Championship 4
36 AAA Texas 500 Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas November 13 Kevin harvick Christopher Bell Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
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