Chris Rice reveals new NXS team for 2016
Chris Rice reveals the establishment of full-time NASCAR XFINITY Series team, Kaulig Racing and that he will be crew chief for the No. 11 Chevy driven by Blake Koch.
Chris Rice joins NTS Motorsports in dual role
Veteran crew chief to sit atop box, serve as competition director Chris Rice has left RAB Racing for the position of competition director and crew chief of the No. 20 Chevrolet for NTS Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series , the team announced Tuesday. Rice was crew chief of the No. 99 Toyota in the NASCAR Nationwide Series for 14 races this season (and every race last year) before leaving the box to be the program's competition director. He will serve as crew chief for Austin Dillon this week at Michigan, the team announced, and will lead Gray Gaulding the following week at Bristol. Rice is also an analyst for NASCAR.com. "I have kept my eye on NTS Motorsports and watched them grow over the past few years," Rice said in a press release. "They have a great stable of drivers that continue to impress me week in and week out." All told, Rice has 11 years of experience as a Nationwide Series crew chief. He's called 219 total races in that series, and 41 in the Camping World Truck Series. Team owner Bob Newberry has run 81 races in the Truck Series, starting in 2012. The No. 20 team has used four different drivers in the seat this year and has a best finish of second (Justin Lofton at Texas). The team is currently 13th in the owner standings. "We are proud to have Chris Rice join us at NTS Motorsports," NTS Vice President of Operations Dwayne Gaulding said. "I have known Chris and his family for several years and have been impressed with his attitude and demeanor. Chris will be a great asset to NTS Motorsports on both sides of competition in the Camping World Truck Series and K&N Pro Series. Bob Newberry and myself look forward to Chris' positive attitude and how it will spread throughout the shop." MORE: READ: Latest NASCAR news WATCH: Latest NASCAR video PLAY: NASCAR Fantasy Live FOLLOW LIVE: Get RaceView FULL SERIES COVERAGE • Latest news • Standings • Schedule
Rice explains advantage of tampering with tires
The topic of the day, tampering with tires. NASCAR.com analyst Chris Rice explains why making holes in a tire could be an advantage for some teams.
Chris Rice explains Logano’s pit troubles
NASCAR.com Analyst Chris Rice explains what went wrong for Joey Logano during a late-race pit stop at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Rice explains No. 10 team heat shield warning
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Rappin' with Rice : JGR crew chief reset
NASCAR.com's Chris Rice sits down with all four Joe Gibbs Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series crew chiefs to talk about the organizations changes in 2015.
Preview Show: Phoenix
Marty Snider and Chris Rice preview the upcoming weekend at Phoenix International Raceway, including Carl Edwards' win at Texas and the question of what two drivers can race themselves into the Championship 4 in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
Homestead Storylines: A championship and Smoke
NASCAR.com's Jonathan Merryman and Chris Rice provide race day updates from Homestead-Miami Speedway as the Championship 4 battle for the title and Tony Stewart makes his final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start.
Preview Show: Homestead-Miami
Marty Snider and Chris Rice preview the final race of the season at Homestead-Miami Speedway and who they believe will take home the trophy in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
Starting Grid: No Limits in the Lone Star State
NASCAR.com's Jonathan Merryman and Chris Rice cover all of the on-track action leading up to the AAA Texas 500 and pick which drivers they think will do well at Texas.