Podcast: Hemric crew chief Danny Stockman on Xfinity title chase

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Podcast: Hemric crew chief Danny Stockman on Xfinity title chase

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Podcast: Hemric crew chief Danny Stockman on Xfinity title chase

Danny Stockman will guide Daniel Hemric and the No. 21 Richard Childress Racing team into the Xfinity Series championship race this weekend. Stockman is a NASCAR veteran and has spent a lot of time working to get to this position.

In this podcast you’ll hear how a week shakes out for a crew chief from one race to another; whether Stockman (pictured at left, with Hemric) knew of Daniel Hemric before working with him; praise for Hemric’s racing intelligence and how involved he is with the team; the difference in performance from 2017-18; Stockman’s racing background and connection to Brendan Gaughan; his history with Gaughan as well as champion Ron Hornaday; giving up driving to work on cars; the milestone Stockman set when he wanted to reach crew chief status; spending his teenage years studying racing books and being distracted in school; settling into the Xfinity Series now for a number of years; working with the Dillon boys versus other drivers; preaching mental toughness to his team; his leadership style and how Stockman feels he has grown over the years; what other accomplishments he still hopes to achieve in NASCAR.

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