JGR reveals 2016 XFINITY Series crew chief lineup

Crew chief Scott Graves (left) poses with driver Chris Buescher after they teamed up to win the XFINITY Series title for Roush Fenway Racing in 2015. Now Graves is moving over to Joe Gibbs Racing.

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Joe Gibbs Racing has announced today its crew chief lineup for the 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series

Chris Gabehart will move from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series to the XFINITY Series to lead Rookie of the Year contender Erik Jones in the No. 20 Toyota Camry. Gabehart most recently served as a race engineer on the No. 11 Sprint Cup team of driver Denny Hamlin.

Scott Graves joins Joe Gibbs Racing from Roush Fenway Racing and will lead 2015 Rookie of the Year Daniel Suarez in the No. 19 Toyota Camry. Graves won the 2015 XFINITY Series championship with Chris Buescher while with RFR.

Chris Gayle will return for his fourth season as a crew chief at JGR and lead the No. 18 Toyota Camry team with Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and others.

Sponsorship announcements for the teams will be made at a later date. 

 

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