Race Team

Tyler Reddick

Driver

Hometown: Corning, California
How did you get into racing: My parents owned a car dealership and realized I loved being around cars. They put me in my first go-kart at age 4, and I’ve been hooked since
Favorite Track: Homestead-Miami Speedway

Tyler Reddick

Randall Burnett

Crew Chief

Hometown: Fenton, Missouri
Early Racing Memory: Building my own dirt late models to race around the Midwest
Favorite Team: St. Louis Blues  

Randall

Cam Strader

Car Chief

Hometown: Wilson, North Carolina
Favorite Racing Memory: Winning the Dash Championship in 2001 as a driver
Favorite Movie: Pulp Fiction

Cam Strader

Sean Meeks 

Mechanic

Hometown: Ocala, Florida
Favorite Track: Dover International Speedway
Mechanic Duties: Handles everything on the front end of the No. 8 Caterpillar Chevrolet ZL1 1LE

Sean Meeks

Scott Widener

Mechanic

Hometown: Kernersville, North Carolina
Favorite Racing Memory: Winning the 2001 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Xfinity Series race after starting from the pole
Favorite Track: Darlington Raceway & Bristol Motor Speedway

Scott Widener

Kyle Kelley

Mechanic

Hometown: Whitter, California
Favorite Racing Memory: Winning the 2000 Xfinity Championship
Favorite Restaurant on the Tour: In-N-Out Burger

Kyle Kelley

Jim Bender 

Tire Specialist

Hometown: Duryea, Pennsylvania
Favorite Racing Memory: Winning the 1990 Bristol 500, and the 1994,1995, and 1996 Daytona 500
Favorite Movie: Smokey & the Bandit

Jim Bender

Andrew Dickeson

Engineer

Hometown: Melbourne, Australia
First Racing Memory: Formula 1 Gran Prix in Melbourne
How He Uses Technology in Racing: Utilizes multiple programs and data points (tire wear, fuel mileage, engine performance) to help the crew chief put together the best race strategy possible.

Andrew Dickeson

Nate Troupe

Engineer

Hometown: Mahaffey, Pennsylvania
How He Uses Technology in Racing: Uses technology to help make in-the-moment calls during the race, whether it’s to come in for two tires instead of four, only take fuel during a pit stop, or stay out.
Favorite Movie: Shawshank Redemption

Nate Troupe

Jerry Tuttle

Hauler Driver

Hometown: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
First Racing Memory: Going to North Wilkesboro Speedway to watch the Cup Series race
Favorite Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway

Jerry Tuttle

Rich Parks 

Secondary Hauler Driver

Hometown: Mebane, North Carolina
RCR Employment: Has worked at RCR in a variety of jobs since 2008
Previous Job: Served as an Airman on the USS Essex

Rich Parks

Derek Kneeland

Spotter

Hometown: Windham, Maine
Hobbies: Helps build trucks for stepson’s local Sport Truck races in Maine
Race Day Tradition: Taking a winning selfie each time he ends up in Victory Lane with the team

Derek Kneeland

Matthew Lombardi

Engine Tuner

Hometown: Johnston, Rhode Island
Favorite Racing Memory: Winning my first cup race at Phoenix in 2017
Favorite Track: Texas Motor Speedway

Matthew Lombardi

J.D. Holcomb

Tire Carrier

Hometown: Whitesburg, Kentucky
Earliest Racing Memory: Attending a race at Bristol Motor Speedway when he was four years old
Favorite Singer: Hank Williams Jr.

J.D. Holcomb

Michael Johnson

Rear Tire Changer

Hometown: Andover, NY
Favorite Track: Watkins Glen International
Favorite Movie: Dumb and Dumber

Michael Johnson

Chase Masterson

Front Tire Changer

Hometown: Flower Mound, Texas
Home Track: Texas Motor Speedway
Favorite Team: Texas Longhorns

Chase Masterson

Josh Sobecki

Jackman

Hometown: New Kensington, PA
Favorite Racing Memory: Winning Tony Stewart’s last race at Sonoma Raceway
Hobbies: Working on cars in his spare time

Josh Sobecki

Sam Abney

Gasman

Hometown: Austin, Texas
Favorite Track: Texas Motor Speedway
Favorite Racing Memory: Winning the Xfinity Championship

Sam Abney

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