Burnett to proceed as Reddick’s crew chief in Cup
Crew chief Randall Burnett will be part of Tyler Reddick within the Monster Vitality NASCAR Cup Sequence subsequent season.
Burnett at present oversees Reddick and the No. 2 Xfinity Sequence group. Each might be within the Cup Sequence subsequent 12 months with on No. eight Chevrolet group, with Reddick changing Daniel Hemric and Burnett changing present crew chief Luke Lambert.
“Richard Childress Racing (RCR) introduced at this time that Luke Lambert will step down as crew chief of the No. eight NASCAR Cup Sequence program on the conclusion of the 2019 NASCAR season,” the group introduced on Twitter.
“Since becoming a member of RCR in 2005, Lambert has performed a pivotal position in eight race wins, 70 top-five and 168 top-10 finishes, most of which had been from atop the pit field as crew chief. RCR is grateful for Lambert’s many achievements over the previous 14 years and need him one of the best in future endeavors.”
Lambert will transfer to the No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing group and work alongside Chris Buescher, who’s coming again to the group.
“Randell Burnett will assume the crew chief duties for the No. eight group and driver Tyler Reddick for the 2020 race season,” continued the RCR publish.
“Burnett, who has prior expertise at NASCAR’s highest stage of competitors, will proceed to construct on the momentum that he and Reddick have established all through the 2019 Xfinity Sequence marketing campaign so far. Extra info on RCR’s 2020 competitors plans might be introduced at a later date.”
Burnett has 42 races on his resume as a Cup Sequence crew chief when he labored with AJ Allmendinger in 2016 and ’17.