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Tech Talk: Truck Arms & Pinion Angles with Kevin ‘Bono’ Manion

Credit : Mike Neff

The 1-mile race track in Loudon, New Hampshire, provides some unique challenges to race teams. For a team that isn’t in the Chase, the test is to compete and try and win the event while not interfering with the teams racing for the championship. As a team that hasn’t won …

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Tech Talk: Tommy Baldwin on How the Digital Dash Is Good for NASCAR

Credit : Phil Cavali

Tommy Baldwin is not just the crew chief of the No. 7 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car driven by Alex Bowman. He’s also the owner. The longtime crew chief brings a unique perspective to the job and also provides some interesting insight into next season and this year’s Chase. In …

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Tech Talk: Bono Manion on Setting Up for Those Pesky Right Turns

(Photo: Mike Neff)

Pocono was a rough weekend for Kevin “Bono” Manion and the No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports team driven by Sam Hornish, Jr., but the veteran crew chief is hoping to put the disappointment behind his team and have a better run this coming weekend — after all, it’s a car that …

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Tech Talk: Talking Aerodynamics, Strategy & Shift Levers with Jason Ratcliff

(Credit: Mike Neff)

The last four weeks have been quite a challenge for the crew chiefs in the Cup garage. The head wrenches had to prepare a low downforce car for Kentucky, a standard 2015 rules package car for Loudon, a high drag car for Indianapolis and now another standard package car for …

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