Chip Bolin, the team engineer who led Matt Kenseth to his lone victory of this season on an interim basis, is the leading candidate to step up to crew chief on the No. 17 squad when Robbie Reiser moves into management next season.
Roush Fenway Racing announced Thursday that Reiser, Kenseth’s crew chief since the driver’s rookie season, will become general manager of the team’s Nextel Cup operations. Reiser will succeed Max Jones, who will become co-owner and general manager of the Yates (...) > Full story
Drew Blickensderfer, crew chief for the No. 17 Ford driven by Matt Kenseth in the Busch Series, was fined with 10,000 USD for violating Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing), 12-4-Q (car, car parts, components and/or equipment used that do not conform to NASCAR rules) and 20A—12.8.1D (after competition, the right rear quarter panel height exceeded the maximum of 36.5 inches) of the 2007 NASCAR Busch Series Rule Book.
Additionally, Kenseth was penalized with the loss (...) > Full story