NASCAR Announces Promotions with Competition Team

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Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — NASCAR on Tuesday announced a series of promotions within its organization.

Elton Sawyer has been promoted to the role of Vice President, Officiating and Technical Inspection. He previously served as Managing Director of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

Among the other promotions: John Probst has joined NASCAR as Managing Director, Competition and Innovation. His past work includes serving as Technical Director for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates.

“With today’s announcement, NASCAR has aligned the Competition department to meet the ever changing and challenging needs of a highly competitive sports landscape,” said Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR executive vice president and chief racing development officer.

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