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>>>

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Greg is a published award winning sportswriter who spent 23 years combined active and active reserve military service, much of that in and around the Special Operations community. Greg is the author of "The Nuts and Bolts of NASCAR: The Definitive Viewers' Guide to Big-Time Stock Car Auto Racing" and has been published in major publications across the country including the Los Angeles Times, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was also a contributor to Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul, published in 2010, and the Christmas edition in 2016. He wrote as the NASCAR, Formula 1, Auto Reviews and National Veterans Affairs Examiner for Examiner.com and has appeared on Fox News. He holds a BS degree in communications, a Masters degree in psychology and is currently a PhD candidate majoring in psychology. He is currently the weekend Motorsports Editor for Autoweek.