NEWS: Cole Pearn Leaving Joe Gibbs Racing, NASCAR

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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 9, 2019) – Ryan Willard Photo — Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced today that crew chief Cole Pearn has decided to leave the organization to pursue opportunities outside of the sport. Pearn, who joined JGR following the 2018 season, led Martin Truex Jr. and the No. 19 team to a runner-up finish in the 2019 NASCAR Cup …

NSCS: Furniture Row Withdraws Penalty Appeal; Berrier to Substitute for Pearn at Phoenix

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DENVER – official team release — Chris Trotman/Getty Images North America photo — Furniture Row Racing President Joe Garone informed NASCAR Tuesday the team has withdrawn the appeal for a pre-race infraction at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Garone, who met with NASCAR officials, said he was satisfied with the clarification of the penalty and was appreciative of the sanctioning body’s cooperation …

NSCS: Penalties Announced After Atlanta Race Weekend; Pearn Suspended, Six Teams Lose Points

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — NASCAR levied penalties to six Sprint Cup teams on Tuesday afternoon for infractions committed during the Atlanta Motor Speedway race weekend, with single-car Furniture Row Racing being hammered after a second-straight week with a roof flap issue. The P3 infraction …

NSCS: New Crew Chief Announced for Martin Truex Jr.

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DENVER, Colo. — official release — Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images North America photo — Furniture Row Racing announced Wednesday that Cole Pearn has been promoted from lead race engineer to crew chief of the No. 78 Chevrolet driven by Martin Truex Jr. in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Pearn, 32, replaces Todd Berrier, who has been offered a key position to remain …