Chad Norris has been named crew chief of the No. 99 Roush Fenway Racing Ford and driver Carl Edwards.
Norris replaces Bob Osborne, who is stepping down due to health reasons. Osborne will remain with the organization as a senior member of the organization's management team and steering committee.
"I have had the pleasure of working with Carl Edwards for the past nine years and, during that time, my focus has been building a championship-caliber program," Osborne said. "I'm proud of the 18 wins we've had together in Sprint Cup Series competition and our two second-place points finishes.
"At this time in my life, however, concerns with my health have necessitated that I change my role within the organization. This transition is not an easy one, but I'm thankful to have the full support of (team owner) Jack (Roush), Carl and the entire organization. I also have every confidence in Chad Norris, and I look forward to working with him as we continue to pursue a championship in 2012. I ...