JTG Daugherty Racing announced on Sunday that crew chief Todd Berrier will join the organization to serve as crew chief for returning driver Bobby Labonte in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition for 2012.
“Todd Berrier is a winner, pure and simple,” JTG Daugherty co-owner Brad Daugherty said. “He is innovative, an effective communicator, great with race cars and knows how to use the resources available to him to optimize performance. We are confident that he is the right individual to lead our race team into the future.”
Berrier has most recently been a crew chief at Richard Childress Racing, his racing home for almost 20 years. During his time at RCR, Berrier won 10 Sprint Cup Series races and led teams to the Chase for the Sprint Cup four times.
Berrier is also expected to fill a general manager role within the JTG Daugherty organization. As crew chief on the No. 47 team, he will replace Frank Kerr, who has held the position for the last four years. Kerr will become...