Ives to be Earnhardt's crew chief in '15

(AP Photo/AJ Mast)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) There was no shortage of candidates to replace Steve Letarte as Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief

The list of applicants was long, but Hendrick Motorsports has always liked to groom its own talent. So the organization didn't have to look very far for the next leader of the No. 88 Chevrolet.

Greg Ives, who was shipped over to Earnhardt's Nationwide Series team at the end of 2012 to gain his first experience as crew chief, was chosen Wednesday as Letarte's replacement with NASCAR's most popular driver. Letarte will move to an analyst role with NBC Sports and Ives will move from JR Motorsports to crew chief for Earnhardt.

Read More...

FROM THE NASCAR WIRE
Chase Spots Going Fast, Time Is Running Out

Staff Report

Four more drivers cleared the two toughest hurdles for entry into the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, joining Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski, both of whom locked up a spot on the Chase Grid July 13 at New Hampshire. (MORE)

FEATURED WRITERS

NASCAR Beat: The Official Podcast of NASCAR

NASCAR Schedule
Sprint CupGoBowling.com 400Aug. 310:19 PT11:19 MT12:19 CT1:19 ET13:19 ET17:19 GMT1:19 北京时间10:19 MST12:19 EST21:19 UAE12:19 CT19:19 CET TV: ESPN
NationwideU.S. Cellular 250Aug. 25:15 PT6:15 MT7:15 CT8:15 ET20:15 ET0:15 GMT8:15 北京时间5:15 MST7:15 EST4:15 UAE (+1)7:15 CT2:15 CET TV: ESPN
Camping World TruckPocono Mountains 150Aug. 210:21 PT11:21 MT12:21 CT1:21 ET13:21 ET17:21 GMT1:21 北京时间10:21 MST12:21 EST21:21 UAE12:21 CT19:21 CET TV: FS1
Nationwide Leaders: Points
RankDriverPointsWins
1 C.Elliott 678 3
2 R.Smith 674 1
3 E.Sadler 667 1
4 T.Dillon 663 1
5 B.Scott 636 0
6 T.Bayne 631 0
7 C.Buescher 556 0
8 B.Gaughan 551 1
9 J.Buescher 515 0
10 R.Reed 509 0
View Full Leaderboard
AP NASCAR Podcast
  • AP Podcast

    Inside NASCAR

    From Daytona to the Chase, join host Brian Horton and auto racing writers Jenna Fryer and Mike Harris every week as they take a look at the world of NASCAR and offer trackside observations and behind-the-scenes information.


@STATS_NASCAR

© Copyright 2014 by STATS LLC. Any Commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC is strictly prohibited.