HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — official team release — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images North America photo —
Joe Gibbs Racing announced its crew chief lineup for the 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series.
Chris Gabehart will move from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series to the XFINITY Series to lead Rookie of the Year Contender Erik Jones in the #20 Toyota Camry. Gabehart most recently served as a race engineer on the #11 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team with Denny Hamlin.
Scott Graves joins Joe Gibbs Racing from Roush Fenway Racing and will lead 2015 Rookie of the Year Daniel Suarez in the #19 Toyota Camry. Graves won the 2015 XFINITY Series championship with Chris Buescher.
Chris Gayle will return for his fourth season as a crew chief at JGR and lead the #18 Toyota Camry team with Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and others.
Sponsorship announcements for the teams will be made at a later date.
CREDIT: Joe Gibbs Racing