Roush Fenway Racing adds 3 to aerodynamics, simulation, research roles

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Roush Fenway Racing on Tuesday announced three new personnel additions to its NASCAR program:

* Kurt Romberg joins the organization as Technical Director of Aerodynamics. Romberg spent the last 15 years leading the aerodynamics program at Hendrick Motorsports. He previously worked for General Motors and Petty Enterprises.

* Dr. Kent Day will serve as Manager of Simulation. Day, who holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University, has more than two decades of experience and previously held technical director roles at Team Penske and Richard Childress Racing. He most recently specialized in vehicle dynamics at Michael Waltrip Racing.

* Vojin Jaksic, who previously worked at RFR from 2005 until 2011, returns to the organization as research and development/special projects manager. He previously served in similar positions at Michael Waltrip Racing and Joe Gibbs Racing.

“It takes great talent to win in this sport and we are very pleased with the additions we have made on the competition front,” team owner Jack Roush said in a release. “We recognize the importance of putting the appropriate personnel into place, as we continue our relentless pursuit to put the best and most competitive race teams on the track.”

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