Penske Racing taps Greg Erwin for Nationwide crew chief

Greg Erwin. (Getty Images)
Greg Erwin. (Getty Images)

Penske Racing announced late Tuesday that the team has hired veteran crew chief Greg Erwin to lead the No. Nationwide Series team driven by Sam Hornish Jr.

“We are excited about having Greg as he brings a great deal of knowledge and experience to Penske Racing,” said Tim Cindric, President of Penske Racing. “We are confident that he will be able to take the No. 12 Nationwide Series program to another level.”

Erwin’s was most recently crew chief on the No. 43 Ford in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series at Richard Petty Motorsports. Prior to that Erwin was at Roush-Fenway Racing where he was teamed with Greg Biffle. Together the duo won five Sprint Cup races and qualified for the Chase for the Sprint Cup in three consecutive years. MORE>>>