AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Crew chief Darian Grubb changed pit boxes over the winter, but that didnt change his ability to win.
Grubb knew from the start of the 2011 Chase for the Sprint Cup that he was going to be relieved of his duties with the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing team, but still led the team to the Sprint Cup championship with Tony Stewart. It didn't take him long to land with another championship-caliber team, the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing squad and driver Denny Hamlin.
In their second NASCAR Sprint Cup points race Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway, Grubb exhibited his leadership skills by ending Hamlin's 22-race losing streak and returning the team to the top of the points standings for the first time since November 2010
I guess you could say it is a little bit of vindication, but I really dont think that way, said the ever-humble Grubb. I try to just think the high road all the time. I feel like I came into a very good situation. (Former crew chief) Mike Ford built one h...