Greg Ives, crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS, capped off an impressive first year with the 88 team by winning Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ MOOG “Problem Solver of the Year” Award. Ives clinched the award, which highlights the problem solving excellence of NASCAR Sprint Cup crew chiefs, by winning five weekly MOOG awards during the 2015 season.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. captured another top-five finish at the Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup event at Richmond International Raceway. Crew chief Greg Ives earned his fourth MOOG “Problem Solver of the Race” Award, giving him the lead in the battle for $100,000.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and crew chief Greg Ives overcame multiple challenges to finish ninth in Saturday’s NASCAR Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. In addition to helping secure the 88 car’s 15th top-10 finish, Ives brought home his third MOOG Steering and Suspension “Problem Solver of the Race” Award.
Billy Scott, crew chief for Clint Bowyer and the No. 15 Maxwell House Toyota Camry, won his career-first MOOG Steering and Suspension “Problem Solver of the Race” Award after Bowyer made a late charge to finish sixth in Sunday’s Cheez-It 355 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International.