JTG Daugherty’s 2020 automotive quantity, crew chief lineup
JTG Daugherty Racing has finalized its automotive quantity and crew chief lineup for drivers Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Ryan Preece.
Stenhouse, coming to the group in 2020, will drive the No. 47 Chevrolet and proceed working with Brian Pattie, who can be becoming a member of JTG. The duo spent the final three years working collectively at Roush Fenway Racing.
“I’m very grateful to have Brian be a part of me at JTG Daugherty Racing subsequent season,” stated Stenhouse in a group launch. “Working collectively the previous a number of seasons, our relationship away from the observe has actually developed, and I do know that may velocity up the method of getting acquainted and plugged into the group as fast as potential.
“He is aware of what I’m in search of and I do know what he expects from me. This group is a good match for each of us, and we’re wanting ahead to contributing to the success JTG Daugherty Racing has been constructing.”
Stated group proprietor Tad Geschickter, “We’re actually wanting ahead to welcoming Brian Pattie to JTG Daugherty Racing. With Brian’s veteran expertise and data at NASCAR’s premier stage, we all know he’s going to be an incredible asset to the group and work nicely with Ricky Stenhouse Jr.”
Preece, in the meantime, will slot into the No. 37 Chevrolet and be paired with crew chief Trent Owens.
“Trent is a veteran at our group main the cost on the No. 37 automotive for the previous three seasons,” stated Geschickter. “He elevated a younger driver in his second 12 months within the sequence to persistently working within the prime 15, and we’ve got excessive expectations that he will likely be an incredible match with Ryan Preece subsequent 12 months in his sophomore season.”
The ’19 season was Preece’s rookie 12 months within the Monster Vitality NASCAR Cup Collection. Preece drove the No. 47 automotive to a few top-10 finishes and 26th within the standings.
“I’m actually wanting ahead to working with Trent Owens this upcoming season,” stated Preece. “Our groups labored carefully collectively in 2019. It was spectacular to see what he’s carried out with the No. 37 group the final three years. I actually wish to proceed constructing on that and bringing each vehicles within the prime 15 frequently subsequent 12 months.”