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Johnson and crew chief Knaus to end 17-year relationship

Hendrick Motorsports announced on Wednesday that seven-time Cup series champion Jimmie Johnson will have a new crew chief of his No. 48 Chevrolet team beginning next season, ending his nearly 17-year relationship with Chad Knaus. Knaus will move to the No. 24 team in 2019 and assume crew chief duties with current rookie William Byron. Knaus will replace Darian Grubb, ...

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Joe Gibbs Racing names new crew chief for Daniel Suarez

Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Tuesday that Suarez’s current crew chief on the No. 19 Toyotas, Scott Graves, has left the organization, effective immediately. Dave Rogers, JGR’s technical director for Xfinity Series operations, will take over as Suarez’s crew chief for the remainder of the year. Rodgers has worked in the past with Cup drivers Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards and ...

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Cleveland Indians praised for shelving Chief Wahoo logo for Toronto series

The Cleveland Indians are giving fans a preview of their new-look uniforms this week in Toronto by dropping the Chief Wahoo image from their hats and jerseys. A team spokesman declined comment Friday on why the team made a change for its final series at Rogers Centre this season, only saying that an MLB.com website story on the development was ...

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Indians remove Chief Wahoo from jersey during series in Toronto

When the Cleveland Indians took the field at Rogers Centre to begin their four-game series in Toronto against the Blue Jays on Thursday, a familiar face did not accompany the team. That’s because Cleveland removed its controversial Chief Wahoo logo from its jersey sleeves for their set in Canada. During the 2016 American League Championship Series between the Blue Jays ...

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Cleveland removes Chief Wahoo from sleeve for series against Jays

Chief Wahoo will not be back in Canada. The Cleveland Indians altered their jerseys ahead of a four-game series that began in Toronto on Thursday, removing the controversial caricature of a First Nations man. Players wore a navy blue cap with a red C on it and the red-skinned, feather-wearing cartoon was removed from its usual spot on the left ...

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Truex, crew chief and sponsor moving to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2019

After the conclusion of the 2018 season, Truex will move to JGR along with his current crew chief, Cole Pearn, and one of the sponsors currently on his Furniture Row Racing No. 78 Toyota team – Bass Pro Shops, multiple sources confirmed to Motorsport.com. <section class="relatedContent" contenteditable="false" draggable="true" data-widget="related-content" data-widget-size="content" data-params="%7B%22type_id%22%3A0%2C%22title_id%22%3A%220_1%22%2C%22items%22%3A%5B%7B%22article_edition_id%22%3A%223171298%22%2C%22title%22%3A%22Furnitu… Motorsport.com – NASCAR – Stories

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Speedway chief blasts F1 as U.S. Grand Prix set to clash with NASCAR

Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage lambasted Formula One bosses for their “infamous indifference” toward fans after the draft calendar for 2019 was revealed on Friday. The schedule would flip the traditional autumn pairing of the races in Austin and Mexico City, putting the Mexican Grand Prix first for the first time. Pushing the U.S. Grand Prix back a week ...

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