NSCS: JTG Daugherty Adds Cope as Competition Director; Hires New Crew Chief for No. 47 Team

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HARRISBURG, N.C. – official team release — Gregory Shamus/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — JTG Daugherty Racing welcomes two exceptional leaders with the recent addition of Ernie Cope as Director of Competition and Randall Burnett as Crew Chief of the No. 47 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entry driven by A.J. Allmendinger. “With both Randall and Ernie coming on board, it …

NSCS: Chad Johnston Joins Chip Ganassi Racing; Becomes Crew Chief for Kyle Larson in 2016

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CONCORD, N.C. — official team release — Chip Ganassi Racing photo — Target Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (TCGRFS) announced Monday that Chad Johnston has been named crew chief for Kyle Larson and the No. 42 Target team. Johnston will assume the role effective immediately to begin preparation for the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) season, taking the …

NSCS: Crew Chief Change at RCR Pairs Slugger Labbe and Austin Dillon

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WELCOME, N.C. — official team release — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America photo — Richard Childress Racing has made a change in crew chiefs for its NASCAR Sprint Cup Series program, effective immediately. Veteran crew chief Richard “Slugger” Labbe will assume crew chief responsibilities for the No. 3 Dow/American Ethanol/Cheerios/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet SS team with Austin Dillon as the driver. …

NHRA: John Force Racing Announces Crew Chief Line-Up And Promotions

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YORBA LINDA, Calif. — official team release — JFR photo — John Force Racing has a proven track record of developing the next generation of professional drivers. Since 2005 five drivers, including all three of John Force’s daughters, have won rookie of the year honors as well as over 50 NHRA national event titles. Force has also built a legacy …

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 …

NXS: Hillman Hired as New Crew Chief for Brian Scott at RCR

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WELCOME, N.C. – official release — Sarah Glenn/Getty Images North America photo — Richard Childress Racing has hired Mike Hillman Jr. to crew chief their No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro team with driver Brian Scott in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Hillman, 36, comes to RCR with 20 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victories and two series championships with driver Todd Bodine in …

ARCA: Mitchell Hires New Crew Chief for Remainder of 2014

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official release — MMM photo — With six races left in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season, Mason Mitchell and Mason Mitchell Motorsports have elected to make a change at the crew chief position. Veteran crew chief Jamie Jones will move over from the No. 15 Venturini Motorsports entry to the No. 98 MMM team. …