On Thursday’s edition of NASCAR America, this week’s nominees for the Pit Crew All-Stars were announced.
- Dwayne Ogles, rear tire changer for the No. 2 Ford Fusion of Brad Keselowski and Team Penske. Dwayne is a veteran of 11 NASCAR seasons, previously worked at Roush-Fenway Racing and Richard Petty Motorsports.
- Jeremy Ogles, front tire carrier for the No. 2 Ford Fusion of Brad Keselowski and Team Penske. Is the younger brother of Dwayne. Planned to go to college to play baseball until he saw his older brother working during a Truck Series race. He’s been hooked on NASCAR ever since.
- Rowdy Harrell, rear tire carrier for the No. 88 Chevrolet of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Hendrick Motorsports. Harrell, who has been part of Earnhardt’s pit crew since 2014, came to HMS after earning three national championships as a football walk-on at the University of Alabama. Rowdy is his middle name; comes from Clint Eastwood’s character in the TV series “Rawhide.”