Denny Hamlin’s crew chief fired today, Darian Grubb replacement?


The Associated Press (AP) is reporting that Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) is making a change at the crew chief position for the #11 NASCAR Sprint Cup Toyota car of Denny Hamlin.  Mike Ford was let go on Tuesday.

“I’m kind of relieved,” Ford told The Associated Press. “It had been dragging on for so long, I’m actually relieved there’s finally a resolution.”

It is speculated that Joe Gibbs Racing is trying to make room for championship winning crew chief Darian Grubb, who just led Tony Stewart through his championship run.

News Source:  Associated Press