Tony Eury Jr. finds a home in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series

Tony Eury Jr., crew chief for Danica Patrick (not pictured) watches from pit road during the NASCAR Nationwide Series Dollar 300 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 15, 2012 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Tony Eury Jr., crew chief for Danica Patrick (not pictured) watches from pit road during the NASCAR Nationwide Series Dollar 300 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 15, 2012 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Swan Racing announced Monday that Tony Eury Jr. will be the crew chief for No. 30 Toyota driven by David Stremme for the 2013 season.

Eury Jr., is cousin of and was a longtime crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr. then was Danica Patrick’s crew chief/co-owner JR Motorsports in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Eury left the team in September shortly after his father Tony Eury Sr.

Swan Motorsports recently announced they will campaign a full NASCAR Sprint Cup series schedule in 2013.

“I am really impressed with the team Swan Racing is building and I am proud to be part of it,” said Eury. “I am looking forward to working with David Stremme behind the wheel and with competition director Steve Hmiel.” MORE>>>

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