Date archive: June 2013

SHR scrambles to get a crewman home for the birth of his first child

This is an old story from last year about SHR and Tony Stewart. It was not nationally publicized but we got the story from people we know and posted it. There are ...

Crewman express frustration with mother nature

The best way to explain yesterday’s rain delay is painful. The mood around the garage was down. In racing there are only a few off days during a weekend that team and ...

Meet the winning crew of the #56 team

With the win this weekend at Sonoma, Martin Truex broke a winless streak of 218 races. With that being said, his crew has not been in the spotlight as much as some ...

Crew members visit San Quentin Prison during Sonoma weekendo

Crewman are known for making the most of their time when they arrive for a race a day early. Sonoma is one of many tracks where teams fly their crew guys in ...

Sonoma–That’s along way to go for 2 pit stops

The trip to Cali is probably on the list of favorites for drivers and families that get to go. The places around the track are nice and San Fran is only an ...

Front Tire Changer Cory Baldwin talks about his new role on the #99 car

May 16th, 2013 is a day that Justin Nottestad and Corey Baldwin will neither forget. Early that day, Justin, the front Tire Changer for the #99 of Carl Edwards, had just torn ...

Are Gas Men the new Changers?

In the realm of pit crew talk, the Tire Changers are the most important positions on pit road. The comment often expressed by pit coaches is “Your only as good as your ...

Crew members react to the passing of Jason Leffler

This is the scariest and most devastating part of racing. The part where you see a news headline and your heart sinks. Last night was one of those nights. Race car driver ...

Pit road safety has come a long way

This past weekend Jim Brown visited the Pocono Speedway and was blown away by the safety measures that Nascar has taken. Over the years Nascar has done a great job making sure ...

Pit strategy more important than pit stops at Pocono

Sunday’s race at Pocono Raceway was all about track position. Passing was hard and there were very few cautions until the last 25 laps. With that being said, teams had a better ...

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