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By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
It remains to be seen how long Danica Patrick’s fourth crew chief in her young NASCAR career lasts, but one thing is for sure nobody has seemed happier to assume the position of her crew chief than Tony Gibson. Patrick will make her first start with her new crew chief this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, and it will be her ninth Sprint Cup Series start of 2012.
Gibson is very confident in his driver’s abilities, and thinks this could be a good race for the Roscoe, IL-native.
“Yeah it’s good. The communication side of it, her hearing my voice on the radio and working with her and finding out this is one of her good tracks. I’ve done some research on that, she really gets around here pretty good. Hopefully, we won’t screw it up and we can give her something good to drive today,” said Gibson. “To get any kind of time in is crucial. Not only on a communications side,...