1       Hailie Deegan

Temecula, California

Team DGR Ford F-150

Date of Birth: July 18, 2001

Best N.C. Education Lottery 200 Finish: Rookie

Fast Fact: A three-time race winner in the ARCA Menards Series West.

 

2       Sheldon Creed

Alpine, California

GMS Racing Chevrolet Silverado

Date of Birth: Sept. 30, 1997

Best N.C. Education Lottery 200 Finish: 5th – 2020

Fast Fact: Won four races en route to the 2018 ARCA Menards Series championship.

 

4       John Hunter Nemechek

Mooresville, North Carolina

Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota Tundra

Date of Birth: June 11, 1997

Best N.C. Education Lottery 200 Finish: 6th – 2020

Fast Fact: His late model victories include the All-American 400 and the Snowball Derby – both in 2014.

 

13     Johnny Sauter

Necedah, Wisconsin

ThorSport Racing Toyota Tundra

Date of Birth: May 1, 1978

Best N.C. Education Lottery 200 Finish: 1st – 2018

Fast Fact: Son of Wisconsin short-track racing legend Jim Sauter.

 

15     Tanner Gray

Mooresville, North Carolina

Team DGR Ford F-150

Date of Birth: April 15, 1999

Best N.C. Education Lottery 200 Finish: 21st – 2020

Fast Fact: Captured the 2018 NHRA Pro Stock drag racing championship before transitioning to NASCAR racing.

16     Austin Hill

Winston, Georgia

Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota Tundra

Date of Birth: April 21, 1994

Best N.C. Education Lottery 200 Finish: 6th – 2019

Fast Fact: Excelled in Bandolero and Legend Car racing before graduating to late model competition.

 

18     Chandler Smith

Talking Rock, Georgia

Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota Tundra

Date of Birth: June 26, 2002

Best N.C. Education Lottery 200 Finish: Rookie

Fast Fact: Earned a pair of USAC quarter midget national championships (Jr. Honda and Jr. Stock) during the 2010 season.

 

21     Zane Smith

Huntington Beach, California

GMS Racing Chevrolet Silverado

Date of Birth: June 9, 1999

Best N.C. Education Lottery 200 Finish: 3rd – 2020

Fast Fact: Finished second to Chase Elliott in the 2015 edition of the Snowball Derby in Pensacola, Florida.

 

22     Austin Wayne Self

Austin, Texas

AM Racing Chevrolet Silverado

Date of Birth: March 5, 1996

Best N.C. Education Lottery 200 Finish: 12th – 2017

Fast Fact: Won an ARCA Menards Series race at Indiana’s Winchester Speedway in June 2015.

 

24     Raphael Lessard

Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce, Quebec

GMS Racing Chevrolet Silverado

Date of Birth: July 5, 2001

Best N.C. Education Lottery 200 Finish: 15th – 2020

Fast Fact: Won four times en route to the 2016 CARS Super Late Model Tour title.

 

38     Todd Gilliland

Sherrills Ford, North Carolina

Front Row Motorsports Ford F-150

Date of Birth: May 15, 2000

Best N.C. Education Lottery 200 Finish: 7th – 1999

Fast Fact: His grandfather, Butch Gilliland, won the ARCA Menards Series West championship in 1997.

45     Brett Moffitt

Grimes, Iowa

Niece Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado

Date of Birth: Aug. 7, 1992

Best N.C. Education Lottery 200 Finish: 4th – 2018 & 2020

Fast Fact: One of only three Iowa natives who have won in NASCAR national series competition.

 

52     Stewart Friesen

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Halmar International Toyota Tundra

Date of Birth: July 25, 1983

Best N.C. Education Lottery 200 Finish: 3rd – 2019

Fast Fact: His family owned and operated New York’s Ransomville Speedway for more than four decades.

 

88     Matt Crafton

Tulare, California

ThorSport Racing Toyota Tundra

Date of Birth: June 11, 1976

Best N.C. Education Lottery 200 Finish: 1st – 2008 & 2016

Fast Fact: Has two wins and 13 top-10 finishes in the N.C. Education Lottery 200.

 

98     Grant Enfinger

Fairhope, Alabama

ThorSport Racing Toyota Tundra

Date of Birth: Jan. 22, 1985

Best N.C. Education Lottery 200 Finish: 7th – 2017

Fast Fact: Notched 16 top-10 results on his way to the 2015 ARCA Menards Series championship.

 

99     Ben Rhodes

Louisville, Kentucky

ThorSport Racing Toyota Tundra

Date of Birth: Feb. 21, 1997

Best N.C. Education Lottery 200 Finish: 4th – 2019

Fast Fact: Graduated from Holy Cross High School (Louisville, Kentucky) in May 2015, with a 3.8 GPA.