Not all teams announce their weekly race chassis'. Here is a list of those teams that do reveal the chassis in the teams race preview:
#1- Jamie McMurray - Crew Chief Kevin “Bono” Manion and the No. 1 McDonald’s team will bring Chassis #1222 to Martinsville Speedway this weekend. This chassis will make its race debut this weekend at Martinsville Speedway.
#2- Brad Keselowski - The No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger team will race chassis PRS-831 during Sunday’s Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway. This is a brand-new chassis to the No. 2 fleet.
#5- Kasey Kahne - For the Oct. 28 race at Martinsville, crew chief Kenny Francis has selected Hendrick Motorsports Chassis No. 5-651. Kahne raced this car at Martinsville earlier this year, capturing the pole position and running inside the top five before encountering an engine issue.
#9- Marcos Ambrose - The No. 9 RPM team has prepared chassis No. 728 for this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race at Martinsville. This Black & Decker Ford was run previously this season at New Hampshire.
#10- David Reutimann - CHASSIS NO. 356 – Reutimann will pilot chassis No. 356, purchased from Richard Childress Racing in the off-season. Reutimann last drove this chassis at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Reutimann drove the chassis at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Auto Club Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway, Kansas Speedway, Dover International Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Pocono Raceway, Michigan International Speedway and Richmond International Raceway this season. He had his best showing in the chassis at Michigan International Speedway where he drove from the 39th starting spot to a 21st-place finish. His best qualifying effort of 16th was at Kansas Speedway.
#14-Tony Stewart - Chassis No. 14-710: This car debuted in April in the Capital City 400 at Richmond International Raceway, where it qualified 22nd and led four times for 118 laps before a late-race caution canceled Stewart’s two-and-a-half second lead and forced him to settle for a third-place finish. It was then tested June 6-7 at Pocono Raceway and again during a Goodyear Tire Test June 12-13 at Bristol Motor Speedway. The Lenox Industrial Tools 301 in July at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon marked Chassis No. 14-710’s second career start. There, a new tire compound from Goodyear confounded Stewart and crew chief Steve Addington, and they labored to a 12th -place finish. The car returned to Richmond in September for its third career start via the Federated Auto Parts 400, where it rallied from its 28th -place starting spot to lead 15 laps before finishing fourth. Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway will mark the car’s fourth career start.
#15- Clint Bowyer - Primary chassis No. 743 is a new chassis that has never been raced. Backup chassis No. 712 finished 30th at Phoenix and seventh at Richmond in the spring.
#16- Greg Biffle - Primary chassis: RK-822 Last ran New Hampshire – finished 18th. Backup chassis: RK-777, Last ran Pocono – finished 24th
#17- Matt Kenseth - This week at Martinsville, Kenseth will pilot the 17 Ford EcoBoost Fusion, chassis RK 806, last ran at Loudon finished 14th.
#22- Sam Hornish Jr. - Hornish and the Penske Racing No. 22 Team will be utilizing the "PRS-828" Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger in this weekend's TUMS Fast Relief 400 at Martinsville. Hornish and team last raced this chassis in the September 2 Advocare 500 at Atlanta, where they started 15th and finished 11th. It was a new car for the Atlanta race and has not been utilized since. The "PRS-807" will serve as the backup Shell-Pennzoil Dodge. It was in the 22 team transporter serving as the backup at Phoenix, both Bristol races, the first Martinsville race, the second Richmond race and the second Charlotte race. It has never seen any track time to date.
#24- Jeff Gordon - Gordon will race HMS chassis 24-652 this week at Martinsville. The car finished 14th at Martinsville earlier this year, and finished fifth and third at Martinsville in 2011.
#27- Paul Menard - Paul Menard will pilot Chassis No. 349 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable in this weekend’s Tums Fast Relief 500. This Chevrolet was last raced at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in September, where Menard started seventh and finished 12th, his career-best result at the one-mile race track. This chassis was also utilized this season at Martinsville Speedway (April – started 11th/finished 26th) and at New Hampshire in July (started 13th/ finished 17th).
#29- Kevin Harvick - Kevin Harvick will pilot Chassis No.400 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable in the TUMS Fast Relief 500. The No. 29 team utilized this Chevrolet at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in September and brought home an 11th-place finish after starting 16th.
#31- Jeff Burton - Jeff Burton will race Chassis No. 329 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable this weekend. This No. 31 Chevrolet, originally built in 2010, has seen significant track time over the last two seasons including Texas Motor Speedway in November 2010 (started-16th, finished-36th), Bristol Motor Speedway in August 2011 (started-21st, finished-15th) and New Hampshire Motor Speedway in September 2011 (started-18th, finished-13th). Burton also tallied a top-five finish at Phoenix International Raceway last November, finishing fourth after starting 14th and finished 22nd at Martinsville Speedway in April after suffering electrical issues near the halfway point of the event.
#36- Dave Blaney - CHASSIS NO. 293 – Blaney will drive the No. 293 chassis, which he drove eight times this season and five times during the 2011 season. The Harford, Ohio native’s best start with the No. 293 chassis was 17th at Richmond last season and best finish was 23rd at Phoenix this season. TBR purchased the chassis from Richard Childress Racing, where Jeff Burton drove the chassis prior to its debut with TBR.
#39- Ryan Newman - This weekend, Newman will pilot Chassis No. 39-691, which has four starts and three top-10 finishes to its credit. Its most recent top-10 came last month at Richmond International Raceway, where Newman led 13 laps and finished eighth. Prior to that, at Phoenix International Raceway in March, the chassis looked to be a lock for its third consecutive top-10 finish but, 56 laps shy of the checkered flag, Newman was sent spinning into the turn-four wall after contact with another car while racing side-by-side for fifth place. The incident relegated Newman to a 21st -place finish. Last season, the chassis competed at Richmond in September and Phoenix in November. At Richmond, Newman started 18th and fought his way into the top-10 near lap 100 and stayed in that relative position for the remainder of the 400-lap event, finishing eighth. Newman finished fifth at Phoenix in November
#42- Juan Pablo Montoya - Crew Chief Chris “Shine” Heroy and the No. 42 Target team will bring Chassis #1110 to Martinsville Speedway this weekend. This chassis has seen several tests and raced once this season at Loudon, finishing 22nd.
#43- Aric Almirola - The No. 43 team has prepared chassis No. 736 for Martinsville. This is the same car Almirola drove to an eighth-place finish at the spring Martinsville race this season.
#48- Jimmie Johnson - Chassis No. 749 is a new chassis and serves as the primary for Johnson at Martinsville. Chassis No. 689 serves as the backup.
#99- Carl Edwards - The No. 99 Geek Squad Team will unload RK-815 for the weekend. Edwards last raced this car at Loudon last month where he finished 19th.
- Reported in Team News/Press Releases