Steve Addington, Stewart-Haas Racing
Tue, 10 Jul 2012 09:22:15 -0700
Stewart-Haas Racing driver Tony Stewart was docked six championship points for failing a post-qualifying inspection for the Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway last weekend. Stewart qualified second but was forced to start 42nd, but then went on to win for the third time this year. Crew chief Steve Addington was fined $25,000 and placed on probation until Aug. 22, and car chief Jeff Meendering was also put on probation.
Mon, 28 Nov 2011 08:44:48 -0800
Updating a previous item, Stewart-Haas Racing announced Monday, Nov. 28, that former Penske Championship Racing crew chief Steve Addington will be joining driver Tony Stewart for the 2012 Sprint Cup schedule.
Tue, 22 Nov 2011 08:49:11 -0800
Penske Championship Racing crew chief Steve Addington, the crew chief for driver Kurt Busch, informed his driver that he will be leaving the organization. Addington is expected to join Stewart-Haas Racing and driver Tony Stewart for the 2012 Sprint Cup season.
Mon, 21 Nov 2011 08:47:00 -0800
Stewart-Haas Racing crew chief Darian Grubb, the crew chief for driver Tony Stewart, is looking for another job after he was told midway through the Sprint Cup race at Charlotte that he would not return to the team next season. Sources are saying that Grubb has been offered a job at Hendrick Motorsports, where he worked for four years as an engineer. He has also been connected to Michael Waltrip Racing and several other teams.
There is speculation that Stewart will hire former Joe Gibbs Racing crew chief Greg Zipadelli to be his director of competition in 2012 and Penske Championship crew chief Steve Addington to be his crew chief.
Mon, 17 Oct 2011 08:58:30 -0700
Penske Championship Racing crew chief Steve Addington, the crew chief for driver Kurt Busch, has denied reports that he is leaving the team after the season.
Mon, 14 Dec 2009 10:01:50 -0800
David Newton, of ESPN.com, reports free-agent crew chief Steve Addington (Joe Gibbs Racing) has been named the crew chief for Penske Championship Racing driver Kurt Busch for the 2010 Sprint Cup season.
Thu, 03 Dec 2009 19:04:28 -0800
Lee Spencer, of FOXSports.com, reports free-agent crew chief Steve Addington (Joe Gibbs Racing) has turned down an offer by Richard Petty Motorsports to serve as the crew chief for driver Elliott Sadler and the No. 19 team in the 2010 Sprint Cup season, according to sources.
Tue, 01 Dec 2009 11:59:42 -0800
David Newton, of ESPN.com, reports Penske Championship Racing is still looking to find the new crew chief for driver Kurt Busch in the 2010 Sprint Cup season. Joe Gibbs Racing crew chief Steve Addington, who was replaced as driver Kyle Busch's crew chief this year, is among the candidates.
Tue, 27 Oct 2009 10:07:55 -0700
David Newton, of ESPN.com, reports Joe Gibbs Racing crew chief Dave Rogers, who works on driver Kyle Busch's Nationwide Series team, will take over as the crew chief in the Sprint Cup Series, replacing crew chief Steve Addington for the final three races of the season. Rogers' first race will be at Texas Motor Speedway next weekend. Addington will be reassigned at JGR.
Mon, 26 Oct 2009 10:02:43 -0700
David Newton, of ESPN.com, reports Joe Gibbs Racing and driver Kyle Busch may replace crew chief Steve Addington for the 2010 Sprint Cup season.
Tue, 22 Sep 2009 19:02:03 -0700
Terry Blount, of ESPN.com, reports Joe Gibbs Racing crew chief Steve Addington, the crew chief for driver Kyle Busch, was fined $25,000 by NASCAR for a post-race violation after the race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Sunday, Sept. 20. The height of the car was too low at the left front fender when inspected. Addington was also placed on probation for the remainder of the Cup season. Team owner Joe Gibbs was also fined 25 points.
Wed, 25 Jun 2008 13:11:25 -0700
SceneDaily.com reports Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch's crew chief, Steve Addington, has been named the Wypall Wipers crew chief of the race for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway.