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Dillon Gets New Crew Chief for NASCAR Cup Series Season, RCR Enhances Program

BySamantha Jones

Apr 2, 2024
Richard Childress Racing switches up crew chiefs

Richard Childress Racing has announced changes to their competition personnel ahead of the trip to Martinsville Speedway. The most significant change is Austin Dillon getting a new crew chief for the remainder of the season as Justin Alexander returns to the No. 3 pit box. Keith Rodden, who originally joined RCR and the No. 3 team at the start of the 2023 season, will take on a larger role across the organization to enhance the performance of the team’s cars.

Dillon and Alexander have a long-standing relationship, with Alexander previously serving as Dillon’s crew chief in 2017 when they won a Coca-Cola 600 at Martinsville Speedway. He also remained on the pit box in 2018 when Dillon won the Daytona 500. In 2019, Danny Stockman Jr., was Dillon’s crew chief, but Alexander returned in 2020 and remained with the No. 3 team through the end of the 2022 season. During that time, Alexander was in charge when Dillon won at Texas in 2020 and Daytona in 2022, securing a spot for Dillon in the playoffs.

The changes were made to enhance Richard Childress Racing’s overall NASCAR Cup Series program as they prepare for the rest of the season and to secure two teams in the NASCAR Playoffs, according to Andy Petree, executive vice president for RCR. Currently, Dillon is 28th in

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