Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 7/18/12
Roush Fenway Racing announced on Tuesday that Bob Osborne is stepping down from his duties as crew chief on the No. 99 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team with driver Carl Edwards, effective immediately. “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.” Osborne cited health reasons for the decision. He’ll remain with RFR in a management position. “At this time in my life, however, concerns with my health have necessitated that I change my role within the organization,” Osborne said. “This transition is not an easy one, but I’m thankful to have the full support of Jack, Carl and the entire organization.” Edwards and Osborne have been a driver/crew chief combo since Edwards moved to the Sprint Cup Series in 2004. Chad Norris replaces Osborne atop the No
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