Hendrick motorsports drivers and crew chiefs. Hendrick Motorsports names 2019 crew chiefs for Nos. 24 and 48 teams

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hendrick motorsports drivers and crew chiefs

By using this site, you agree to the and. For 1991, the team received sponsorship from as part of the car's merger with 's old team. Hendrick Motorsports currently fields four full-time Monster Energy Cup Series teams with the , including the No. On March 14, 2018, Lowe's announced the end of their sponsorship of the No. After a couple of low-key years, Labonte finished tenth in the points in 2003. The team briefly became a two-car operation when drove the No.

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Crew Chiefs on the Move for 2019 Monster Energy Cup Series Season

hendrick motorsports drivers and crew chiefs

In the , Labonte crashed his car and broke his leg. He is going to push himself past the limit. Mack is a family man and counts spending time with wife Lyndsay and daughters Hudson and Teagan as among his favorite things to do. A list of team previews already published is at the bottom of this story. The 23-year-old capped off his year with his — inheriting the mantle from 15-time winner and former teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. On June 13, 2007 Hendrick announced that Kyle Busch would not return to drive the No. Johnson competed in two other races that year before moving to the Series circuit full-time in 2002.

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2019 team preview: Hendrick Motorsports

hendrick motorsports drivers and crew chiefs

Joseph started with Fronstretch in Aug. . Joining Hendrick Motorsports in 2005 as a shock specialist, Mack transitioned to the No. The expectations have been ratcheted up with the move to put Chad Knaus, a seven-time championship-winning crew chief, atop the pit box for the 21-year-old. Kahne won twice in 2013, at in March and in August, and again qualified for the Chase in 2013.

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Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson, crew chief Chad Knaus looking forward to 2019 NASCAR season

hendrick motorsports drivers and crew chiefs

His maiden Monster Energy Series voyage saw the young driver struggle a bit with just four top 10s and 13 lead-lap finishes. Johnson led much of the point standing but suffered bad luck before the Chase for the Nextel Cup began, falling to second behind Jeff Gordon. The RaceView® trademark is owned by Turner Sports, Inc. His first time on the box, at Richmond in the fall, saw Earnhardt Jr. Tilton Getty Images Jimmie Johnson, No. The Tide sponsorship moved to the flagship No.

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Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson, crew chief Chad Knaus looking forward to 2019 NASCAR season

hendrick motorsports drivers and crew chiefs

The win was also the 36th victory and 400th top 10 of Martin's career. The team, called Hendrick Motorsports by 1985, expanded to two full-time cars in 1986, three in 1987, and four in 2002. For Grubb, a crew chief who has never worked with a rookie in the Cup Series, he is certainly being cautious in his approach. Knaus and Meendering likely will bring a little bit different styles and approaches. Johnson would go on to win the , Brickyard 400, and the 2006 Nextel Cup championship.

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Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson, crew chief Chad Knaus looking forward to 2019 NASCAR season

hendrick motorsports drivers and crew chiefs

Daniel Suarez, Ryan Newman, Matt DiBenedetto, Kurt Busch, Corey LaJoie and Martin Truex Jr has changed teams heading into 2019. During his first season, Johnson became the first rookie to ever lead the points standings. Despite this, Johnson would lose the championship by only eight points to in what was until 2011 the closest final championship margin in Cup history. On October 10, it was announced that Kevin Meendering from will become the No. The expectations and pressure would be incredibly high for someone to work with a seven-time champion.


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Hendrick Motorsports

hendrick motorsports drivers and crew chiefs

The lone four Chevrolets in the top 15 of the Cup Series standings are 15th , 14th , Daytona 500 champion 10th and sixth. Johnson at in 2015 In 2008, Johnson tied 's record by winning his third consecutive championship. His 2014 season, however, was disappointing, as he finished 11th in the standings, marking the first time he failed to finish a season in the top 10. Johnson made his debut at the fall race, qualifying fifteenth and finishing thirty-ninth after crashing out. Byron is certainly being told to be consistent, rather than make the mistake that many other rookies make, and that is to overdrive the racecar. From 1993 to 1998, the Rockford, Illinois, native assumed a variety of duties under the direction of crew chief and mentor Ray Evernham. In 2017, Mack was the crew chief for two races with the team.

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Hendrick Motorsports names 2019 crew chiefs for Nos. 24 and 48 teams

hendrick motorsports drivers and crew chiefs

Fortunately for him, it should work. The Floyd, Virginia, native served in a variety of technical roles with Hendrick Motorsports from 2003-2008, including race engineer, engineering manager and crew chief. On September 18, 2009, Hendrick announced that Martin had extended his contract through the 2011 season and would race full-time with as a primary sponsor. Grubb holds a mechanical engineering degree from Virginia Tech. Having worked with a veteran driver like Elliott Sadler for three years is extremely valuable experience.

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