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Richard Childress Racing names crew chief for No. 21 Xfinity car

AUTO: MAY 03 NASCAR Xfinity Series - Allied Steel Buildings 200

DOVER, DE - MAY 03: NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Kaz Grala (21) on the track during NASCAR Xfinity Series practice for the Allied Steel Buildings 200 on May 3, 2019 at Dover Internatinal Speedway in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

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Richard Childress Racing announced Tuesday that Andy Street has been promoted to crew chief for the No. 21 Xfinity car that will feature drivers Myatt Snider, Anthony Alfredo and Kaz Grala this season.

Street has been with RCR for 16 years. He joined the team as a design and test engineer. He served as an engineer in Cup, scoring 10 wins with Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer. Most recently, Street’s role was as an engineer in the Xfinity Series. His duties included R&D work as a design engineer specializing on chassis and suspension systems.

“Andy is a brilliant design engineer, who has spent a lot of time and effort at RCR over the past 16 years,” said Andy Petree, vice president of competition, in a statement from the team. “When Andy stepped into the Xfinity Series crew chief role in Richmond Raceway last fall, I was very impressed with how he went about the weekend running and leading the race team. He proved he is worthy of this role. He’ll be the perfect complement to both Justin Alexander and Randall Burnett because of his engineering background and having worked with both of these guys on the R&D side of the company.”