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Martin Truex Jr.'s pit crew gets new tire changer

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 06: Martin Truex Jr, driver of the #78 Furniture Row Toyota, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

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Beginning with this weekend’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway, the team of Martin Truex Jr. will have a new front tire changer.

After opening the season with Brian Eastland, the No. 78 team has placed Chris Taylor in the position, according to

Taylor was most recently with Joe Gibbs Racing on the No. 20 of Matt Kenseth, serving as the rear tire changer.

Furniture Row Racing is in a technical alliance with JGR.

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