Date archive: April 2013

Round 3: Crewman vs. Drivers

This is not breaking news but there was another incident involving crewman after the Richmond NNS race this past weekend. If you have not read the story then you can read Jim ...

Why night races aren’t a big deal for Tire Changers!

There’s something about a night race that adds more excitement to pit road. It’s no different than a night time college football game or NFL game, a prime time night race seems ...

It only took one four tire pit stop to win at Kansas

If you didn’t believe us that this past weekend’s race at Kansas would be won on pit strategy then you were wrong because that’s exactly what happened. Now, granted, you still have ...

Brian Haaland–Not just a pit crew coach

Brian Haaland is the NNS coach at Penske Racing in Mooresville, NC. What most people don’t know is that Brian doesn’t just coach pit crews, he coaches hockey goalies as well. Brian ...

Why pit strategy might play out in Kansas for the win!

Last year’s race in Kansas was the first race after the repave of the track. With that being said, this year will be the second and pit strategy will play a big ...

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Chris “Crazy” Osborne–A spotters duty during a pit stop

Every knows about the involvement in the communication from the Crew Chief down to the pit crews during a pit stop. What most fans probably don’t realize is how much communication goes ...

A tribute to the Pit Crew Challenge

It has been officially announced that there will be no PCC this year. I don’t want to say all pit crew guys enjoyed the competition but most did. With no sponsor stepping ...

Penalty on the #2 car at Martinsville, explained

As TV showed yesterday, there was a controversial call during a pit stop involving the team of Brad Keselowski. Late in the race #2 car of BK was called for a pit ...

Coach Mike Lepp talks challenges the 11 pit crew faces.

At some point in the season teams will have to endure some type of hardship but probably not to the extent of the 11 team. A driver obviously plays a huge role ...

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