Five days remain before Christmas and all but one major Cup ride has been filled for the 2019 season.
Go Fas Racing and Corey LaJoie made their partnership official Thursday as LaJoie will compete full-time in the No. 32 Ford.
Now all eyes turn to Stewart-Haas Racing, where its No. 41 Ford has yet to be filled.
Here’s a complete recap of the silly season so far.
UNANNOUNCED CUP RIDES FOR 2019
No. 41: Stewart-Haas Racing hasn’t announced who will take Kurt Busch‘s place in the car.
ANNOUNCED CUP RIDES FOR 2019
No. 1: Kurt Busch joins Chip Ganassi Racing for 2019 and brings along sponsor Monster Energy (announcement made Dec. 4)
No. 32: Corey LaJoie will make drive for Go Fas Racing in his first full-time Cup season (announcement made Dec. 20)
No. 43: Bubba Wallace will remain with Richard Petty Motorsports through the 2020 season (announcement made July 28).
No. 97: Tanner Berryhill will compete full-time for Obaika Racing (announcement made Dec. 3)
CUP DRIVERS WITHOUT ANNOUNCED PLANS FOR 2019
AJ Allmendinger: Will join NBC Sports as sports car analyst and a contributor for NASCAR America (announcement made Dec. 19)
Trevor Bayne: 2011 Daytona 500 winner is looking for a ride after the Sept. 12 announcement that he won’t return to Roush Fenway Racing in 2019. He told NBC Sports on Sept. 14 that he has been calling car owners looking for a ride and would look at any of NASCAR’s top three national series.
Daniel Suarez: With Martin Truex Jr. taking over the No. 19 in 2019, Suarez is looking for a ride. He said Sept. 21 that “we’re talking to a lot of people.” Suarez is the favorite for the No. 41 ride.
XFINITY DRIVERS WITHOUT ANNOUNCED PLANS FOR 2019
CREW CHIEF CHANGES
No. 95: Mike Wheeler joins the team and replaces Jon Leonard, who moved back to Richard Childress Racing to be an engineer on Austin Dillon’s team.
ANNOUNCED CHANGES FOR 2019
No. 4: Blake Koch will take over this ride with JD Motorsports in 2019 (announcement made Dec. 4).
No. 11: Justin Haley replaces Ryan Truex at Kaulig Racing after two season in the Truck Series (announcement made Dec. 1).