Christopher Bell will drive the No. 20 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) in the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series (NSC).
Bell earned three victories in 2022, including walk-off wins at Charlotte ROVAL and Martinsville to propel him throughout the Championship and lock him into the final four. Bell finished the season third in points with three wins, twelve top-5, twenty top-10 finishes, four poles and over 500 laps led. In 2021, Bell earned his first NCS win in just the second start of the season at the Daytona Road Course, locking him into the Playoff field. In his sophomore NCS season Bell earned one win, seven top-5, sixteen top-10 finishes, closing out the season 12th in the standings.
During his rookie year in the Cup Series in 2020, Bell overcame the significant challenges presented by the global pandemic. Despite little practice time, he grew and improved throughout the season, earning two top-5 and seven top-10 finishes. In 2019, Bell competed in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) for JGR and earned a series-high eight wins, led 2,005 laps, earned six pole awards, twenty top-5 finishes and twenty-one top-10 finishes. The 2018 NXS season was Bell’s first full year competing in the series. Bell found his way to victory lane seven times in 2018, setting the win record by a rookie. In addition to the record seven wins, Bell started from the pole position five times and earned ten top-5 and eighteen top-10 finishes. Bell captured the 2017 NASCAR Truck Series Championship in his second full-time season.