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NASCAR's Charter teams

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NASCAR revealed in February 2016 a landmark new ownership structure, awarding 36 Charters that guarantee entry into every points event in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Since then, some leasing and buying of Charters has occurred.
The table below shows the Charters (which were awarded following the 2015 season) for 2017.


Teams listed alphabetically.

Notes: 
*Premium Motorsports sold this Charter to Furniture Row Racing for its second team, the No. 77. In 2016, the Charter was leased by the No. 46 team of HScott Motorsports.
**Richard Petty Motorsports is leasing the No. 44 Charter to the No. 32 team of Go Fas Racing in 2017.
***Roush Fenway Racing will lease the No. 16 Charter to JTG Daugherty Racing's newly formed second team (No. 37) in 2017.
^Near the end of the 2016 season, Tommy Baldwin Racing sold its Charter to Leavine Family Racing.
#HScott Motorsports' No. 15 Charter was sold to Premium Motorsports.
&Go Fas Racing is leasing the No. 32 Charter to the No. 21 team of Wood Brothers Racing.
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Circle Sport and The Motorsports Group merged operations to field the No. 33 team with the Charter Circle Sport had. In 2016, Circle Sport partnered with Leavine Family Racing to field the No. 95 for the season.
%BK Racing sold the No. 83 Charter to Front Row Motorsports, who is leasing the Charter to TriStar Motorsports for the 2017 season.

2017 NASCAR Charter Teams
2016 Car # 2017 Car # Organization with charter for '17
23 23 BK Racing
1 1 Chip Ganassi Racing
42 42 Chip Ganassi Racing
95 33 Circle Sport w/The Motorsports Group$
34 34 Front Row Motorsports
38 38 Front Row Motorsports
46 77 Furniture Row Racing*
78 78 Furniture Row Racing
13 13 Germain Racing
44 32 Go Fas Racing**
5 5 Hendrick Motorsports
24 24 Hendrick Motorsports
48 48 Hendrick Motorsports
88 88 Hendrick Motorsports
11 11 Joe Gibbs Racing
18 18 Joe Gibbs Racing
19 19 Joe Gibbs Racing
20 20 Joe Gibbs Racing
16 37 JTG Daugherty Racing***
47 47 JTG Daugherty Racing
7 95 Leavine Family Racing^
15 15 Premium Motorsports#
3 3 Richard Childress Racing
27 27 Richard Childress Racing
31 31 Richard Childress Racing
43 43 Richard Petty Motorsports
6 6 Roush Fenway Racing
17 17 Roush Fenway Racing
4 4 Stewart-Haas Racing
10 10 Stewart-Haas Racing
14 14 Stewart-Haas Racing
41 41 Stewart-Haas Racing
2 2 Team Penske
22 22 Team Penske
83 72 TriStar Motorsports%
32 21 Wood Brothers Racing&

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