(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- Crew chief Darian Grubb, who helped Tony Stewart win the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup but was still let go at the end of the season, has been hired by Joe Gibbs Racing and will be Denny Hamlin's new crew chief.
"Darian is a great addition to our organization and person to lead our No. 11 FedEx team," Gibbs Racing owner Joe Gibbs said in a statement. "Obviously he has proven the ability to guide a team to a championship and we are excited to have him working with Denny toward achieving that goal here at Joe Gibbs Racing."
Grubb has also worked for Hendrick Motorsports in the past.
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