Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 10/20/14

LAS VEGAS - DECEMBER 02: NASCAR driver Kurt Busch arrives at Las Vegas Motorspeedway for the Roast of four time NASCAR Champion Jimmie Johnson during Day 1 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champions Week on December 2, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Steve Adddington, who resigned as crew chief on the No. 22 team of Penske Racing and driver Kurt Busch last week, was announced as the new crew chief on the No. 14 team of Stewart-Haas Racing for that organization’s co-owner and driver Tony Stewart. Addington replaces Darian Grubb, who was released as crew chief of the No. 14 team soon after Stewart claimed his third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title last weekend. Grubb had been crew chief on the No. 14 team since the beginning of Stewart-Haas Racing prior to the start of the 2009 race season. “I know Steve well, and I know how he goes about setting up a race car,” Stewart said. “My comfort level with him is already strong. He balances the technical part of our sport with the real-world experiences we get at the track, and that will allow for a smooth transition as we prepare to defend our title in 2012.” Before working as crew chief at Penske Racing, Addington was a crew chief at Joe Gibbs Racing, the team Stewart calle...
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