Joe Gibbs Racing announced Thursday night it would part ways with Erik Jones after this season.
It was the first confirmation of a non-retiring full-time driver Cup driver who wouldn’t return to the same ride next year.
Jones will exit the No. 20 Toyota after three full-time seasons.
Here’s how the Cup Silly Season scorecard looks as of Aug. 7.
ANNOUNCED CUP RIDES FOR 2021
No. 00: Quin Houff enters the second year of his two-year deal with StarCom Racing.
No. 4: Kevin Harvick signed a contract extension in February that will keep him at Stewart-Haas Racing through the 2023 season.
No. 8: Tyler Reddick said in a press conference Friday he will be back with Richard Childress Racing next season.
No. 11: Denny Hamlin is signed with Joe Gibbs Racing through at least next year.
No. 18: Kyle Busch is signed with Joe Gibbs Racing through at least next year.
No. 19: Martin Truex Jr. is signed with Joe Gibbs Racing through at least next year.
No. 88: Alex Bowman will race for Hendrick Motorsports under a one-year contract extension announced earlier this year.
Available/possibly available rides
No. 10: Aric Almirola is in a contract year at Stewart-Haas Racing.
No. 13: Ty Dillon is in a contract year at Germain Racing.
No. 14: Clint Bowyer is in a contract year to drive for Stewart-Haas Racing.
No. 21: Matt DiBenedetto is in a contract year at Wood Brothers Racing. He said after the second Michigan race: “I haven’t really talked about that stuff for next year yet, but we’ve just been so focused and head down on digging and trying to make the playoffs and run well. We haven’t even really talked about it, so, hopefully, I stay here for a very long time to come and that’s what they had expressed to me when I came over here.”
No. 32: Corey LaJoie is in a contract year at Go Fas Racing.
No. 43: Bubba Wallace is in a contract year with Richard Petty Motorsports.
No. 48: With Jimmie Johnson retiring from full-time competition, Hendrick Motorsports has this seat to fill.
No. 95: Leavine Family Racing announced it was selling its assets earlier this week. The buyer has not been announced.