Michael Annett scored only one top-20 finish in 2016 and that came on the unpredictable Daytona International Speedway.
Denny Hamlin had an average finish of 11.75, which was the fifth best among all drivers last year.
Kasey Kahne scored back-to-back top-10s for the first time in 2016 with a seventh at Darlington Raceway and a sixth at Richmond International Raceway in September.
After winning the pole for the Coke Zero 400, it appeared Greg Biffle was on a roll; he finished fifth in that race and in the top 10 in the next two.
Casey Mears earned only six top-20s in 36 races last year, which could hinder his job search for 2017; the No. 13 will be turned over to Ty Dillon.
Cunningham Motorsports co-owner Kerry Scherer announced that Dalton Sargeant has signed to drive the No. 77 Ford for the 2017 ARCA Racing Series season.
Sixteen-year old Christian Eckes will return to Venturini Motorsports (VMS) for nine short track races in the upcoming 2017 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season.
Two wins, 13 top-five and 14 top-10 results in just 14 races is what it took for Justin Haley to claim the 2016 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East (NKNPSE) Championship.
"BK Racing is in the process of trying to restructure the company," owner Ron Devine told Motorsport.com. "Our finishes of 33rd and 35th in the standings, did not achieve our goals.
Dylan Lupton made only four starts in 2016, but he was at his best on short tracks.
With an average finish of 12.03, Kurt Busch had the sixth-best mark among all fulltime contenders in 2016.
Ryan Newman finished worse than 20th only seven times in 36 Cup races last year.
Paul Menard scored top-20s in just over 50 percent of his starts for a total of 19 in 36 races.
Chris Buescher’s Pennsylvania 400 victory at Pocono Raceway that put him in Chase contention was rapidly followed by a fifth-place finish two weeks later at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Dakoda Armstrong will return to JGL Racing for the 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) season with WinField as Primary Sponsor on the No. 28 Toyota for 20 races starting with the season opener at Daytona International Speedway.