Early in the Daytona 500, the JGR pit crews honored J.D. Gibbs by standing on the pit wall to pay tribute to the organization's late co-founder who passed away in January.
Crew chiefs lead the pit crew during pit stops in addition to coaching the driver during the race. Pit crew members were once the mechanics on the racecar, but most teams feature individuals dedicated to pit stops only, and often former collegiate or professional athletes are used for pit stops.
NASCAR releases its first batch of officials team rosters and pit crews as part of a new initiative this season. Interested in who is on every team and pit crew working The Clash? – NASCAR Talk
NASCAR pit crews are in a different league. Because this job requires such physical strength and endurance, compared to a typical auto mechanic's job, careers are often short-lived and the jobs themselves are more competitive. With the new NASCAR rule that reduced the number of pit crew members from six to five, there are even fewer jobs today.
2018 Daytona 500 – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Crew Rosters Team/No Driver Manufacturer Roster StarCom Racing/00 Jeffrey Earnhardt Chevrolet List Chip Ganassi Racing/1 Jamie McMurray ...
One lightning-quick stop does not a pit crew make. Not even statistical rankings separate the men from the boys. The best pit crews in NASCAR rise to the occasion. On long days at intermediate ...
At NASCAR’s highest levels, crews send five people per team to jump over the pit wall to service a car. Two are tire changers, who run to one side of the car and take a wheel’s five lug nuts ...
The 2019 NASCAR Cup Series season marks the fifth for crew chief Greg Ives atop the pit box for the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team and the second year calling the shots with Alex Bowman behind the wheel. The pair first worked together in 2016 when Bowman turned heads while driving 10 races for an injured Dale Earnhardt Jr. Read More
A single mistake during the pit stop can cause a major damage to the ride. They will get bonus earnings if their team make to the top 10 positions of season. We are not sure how much accurate money is provided to the crew members as winning bonus but in the table you will see the estimated earnings in the form of bonus earned by the Nascar pit ...
And a good quarterback can’t accomplish much if his team lets him get sacked. So, without further adieu, a look at all the major players on a NASCAR team. The owner is boss. The owner has the final say in hiring everyone who works on the team, from the driver to the crew chief to everyone who prepares the cars for racing.