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Chase Briscoe Reunited With Former Xfinity Series Crew Chief

The man behind Chase Briscoe’s breakout 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series campaign is returning to the side of the driver of the No. 14 — this time, in the NASCAR Cup Series.

Stewart-Haas Racing announced June 20) that Richard Boswell will be Briscoe’s crew chief in the series effective this weekend at Nashville Superspeedway.

Boswell and Briscoe won eight times in the Xfinity Series, including a six-win 2020 campaign in the aforementioned 2020 season.

He replaces Johnny Klausmeier, who will remain with the organization in an unspecified role.

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Boswell had been the crew chief for Riley Herbst’s No. 98 car in the Xfinity Series since 2021.

“We made these changes in the best interests of the entire organization,” SHR’s chief competition officer Greg Zipadelli said in a team release. “Different people in new positions brings new perspectives. There’s still a lot of racing left to do this year, which means there’s still a lot of opportunity. We need to seize these opportunities and make the most of them, and fresh perspectives from the top of the pit box to the preparation inside the shop will help us do that.”

Boswell will be replaced by Darin Restivo, lead engineer for Aric Almirola’s No. 10 Ford Mustang, as Herbst’s crew chief. It’s his first crew chief position after serving as an engineer for SHR and Chip Ganassi Racing.

The NASCAR Cup Series returns to Nashville on Sunday (June 25). Coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET on NBC, PRN and Sirius XM NASCAR Radio.

About the author

Garrett joined Frontstretch as a news writer in 2023, and became a fantasy racing and betting writer in 2024. Hailing from the heart of coal country in southern West Virginia,  he's a married father of three and currently enrolled in the Physical Therapy Assistant Program at New River Community Technical College in Beaver, WV. He has been a racing fan since 1998, primarily watching NASCAR, but branching out to F1 and IndyCar as his love for motorsports has grown.

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