Ives to head Junior's crew
Ives was the race engineer for Jimmie Johnson's record run of five consecutive championships and will return to Hendrick Motorsports next season as crew chief for NASCAR's most popular driver. He will replace Steve Letarte, who is stepping down at the end of the year for an analyst job with NBC Sports.
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