RPM hires Trent Owens to crew chief Almirola
Richard Petty Motorsports has hired Trent Owens to crew chief
Aric Almirola in 2014.
Owens is a longtime Nationwide Series crew chief and the nephew
of Richard Petty. His hiring Monday for the No. 43 Ford is his
first full-time crew chief job in the Sprint Cup Series.
Owens replaces Todd Parrott, who was fired in October when he
failed a random NASCAR drug test.
Owens has won five Nationwide races with five different drivers.
He spent last season as crew chief for Kyle Larson at Turner