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If the name Greg Ives sounds familiar at all, that’s because it is. Ives was the top engineer for Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 Lowes Chevrolet through all five of Johnson’s championships. Ives will be joining JR Motorsports in the NASCAR Nationwide Series to crew chief for Regan Smith and the No.5 team in 2013. “Greg comes highly regarded,” JRM co-owner Dale Earnhardt Jr. said. “He has been a huge part of the 48 team’s success, and this is a good opportunity for him to get his feet wet as a crew chief. The partnership[...]
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JR Motorsports has named a race engineer who worked with Jimmie Johnson in his five NASCAR Sprint Cup title runs as crew chief for Regan Smith's Nationwide Series team.
Greg Ives will lead Smith's team in 2013.
Ives, 33, and Smith, 29, will lead the organization's effort to win the Nationwide title. Smith has already shown signs of his potential as he won the Nationwide...
MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Greg Ives, the race engineer for Jimmie Johnson’s historic run of five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships from 2006-10, has been named crew chief for JR Motorsports and driver Regan Smith for the 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series season, general manager Kelley Earnhardt Miller announced today.
Ives, 33, and Smith, 29, will spearhead JRM’s bid for a 2013...
HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Shell-Pennzoil Dodge driver Sam Hornish Jr. wanted much more than his 22nd-place finish in today’s Sprint Cup season-ending Ford 400 here at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But when the dust had settled and his Penske Racing teammate, Brad Keselowski, had claimed the 2012 Cup points title, Hornish continued to display his quality of being the ultimate team player...