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Greg Ives named crew chief for NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2015
Greg Ives named crew chief for NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2015

NASCAR's Hendrick Motorsports team on Wednesday named Greg Ives to be Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief next year, replacing the departing Steve Letarte. Ives, 34, currently is crew chief for rookie Chase Elliot in NASCAR's second-level Nationwide Series for the team JR Motorsports, which is owned by Earnhardt in partnership with Hendrick. Before joining JR Motorsports in late 2012, Ives had been race engineer for Hendrick's Jimmie Johnson when Johnson won five of his six Sprint Cup Series championships in 2006 through 2010. "Greg was our No. 1 choice" for Earnhardt and his No. 88 Chevrolet, team owner Rick Hendrick said in a statement. "This is a...

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