Changes made to pit crews of Kurt Busch, Kyle Larson

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RICHMOND, Va. – Chip Ganassi Racing has made changes to the pit crews of Kurt Busch and Kyle Larson for this weekend at Richmond Raceway, the team confirmed to NBC Sports.

Busch’s team will have a new rear tire changer and tire carrier. Cory Baldwin takes over as the team’s rear tire changer. Justin Kirby is the new tire carrier.

“We’re just trying to be more consistent and not have any weak areas,”  Busch said.

Larson’s team will have a front tire changer. Bryan Jacobsen takes over that role.

“I think it’s good to spice things up and try something different,” Larson said. “I feel that our pit stops have lacked over the last couple of years. Just searching to try to make our stops better and hopefully it will help our race out a little bit.”

Busch enters this weekend eighth in the points. Larson is 14th in points. Busch is coming off a runner-up finish last weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway. Busch has finished in the top 10 in six of the season’s first eight races.