Date archive: May 2016

#78 pit crew performed when the pressure was on

One of the hardest times to pit is when the car is so good the only way you’re going to lose is by a bad pit stop. Its sounds silly but its ...

Changer will miss up to 8 weeks after injury in Xfinity race Saturday

Veteran tire changer Chuck Efaw was injured during the first stop of Saturday afternoons Xfinity race while jumping off the wall. The injury he suffered was a Torn Medial Calf Muscle in ...

Carl Edwards reaction after a penalty during the last stop of the All Star race

We just got done posting an article last week on the wrong way to treat pit crew members after a bad stop….and now we have the right way. Thanks to Carl Edwards, ...

Top 5 pit crews to watch during All Star Qualifying……and why?

This is probably one of the hardest events to handicap because of what it en-tales. It is a normal pit stop….but its not. Yes, you still have six crewmen and change four ...

If the Sprint Showdown comes down to a pit stop, who has the advantage?

The Sprint Showdown is Friday night and it will consist of all the teams who have not yet qualified for the All Star race Saturday night. Its three mini races that are ...

A look back at Last years All Star Qualifying pit stops

Last year’s All Star Qualifying was great. The top 6 fastest times for pit stops were from 6 different organizations (43,11,16,2,5,10). Leading the way was the #43 of RPM with a stop ...

Drivers vs. pit crew members….its a one way street

You don’t have to look far to find the title of this article to be true. As long as pit crews are knocking out stops and gaining spots, things are good. When ...

New tire changer for the #18 this weekend and what this means for crew at Dover

News broke yesterday of the fines for JGR regarding lug nuts and improper procedures during their last pit stop. Included in those penalties was the suspension of front changer Josh Leslie. The ...

NASCAR had it right to start with….The Lug nut fiasco of 2016

This is a subject that has been chapping my tail since the rule got changed two weeks ago. NASCAR was completely right last year when it changed the rule on the lug ...

Changes made to the #3 and #31 pit crews of RCR

In the never ending search for team chemistry and performance, RCR has made changes to their #3 and #31 pit crews moving forward. The #31 will have a new front changer in ...

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