Search
Close this search box.

Partner

Cole Pearn Teaming With Martin Truex Jr. Once Again — This Time As Spotter at Roval

Cole Pearn
Cole Pearn
Cole Pearn, championship winning crew chief, will return to help Martin Truex Jr. as an additional spotter this weekend at the Charlotte Roval. Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images

This is bound to spark joy for every Martin Truex Jr. fan in the world — Cole Pearn will be a part of the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing team this weekend in the Bank of America Roval 400 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval.

No, Pearn will not be serving as Truex’s crew chief, a pairing that combined for 24 NASCAR Cup Series victories in a five year stretch and the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series championship. Truex has had a different crew chief for the past two seasons, James Small. That pairing has led to five wins for Truex, the New Jersey-native.

Instead, Pearn will be an additional spotter for Truex this weekend, according to NASCAR’s Team Roster Portal. Pearn will support Truex’s full-time spotter, Drew Herring, at the 17-turn Charlotte Roval.

Pearn was regarded as one of the most intelligent crew chiefs in the business, but he shocked the world by retiring from being a NASCAR Cup Series crew chief following the 2019 season. Pearn would move back to Canada and take on ownership of a ski lodge.

Could this weekend help reignite that competitive fire for Pearn? Or is he simply helping out an old friend?

Time will tell, but Pearn has proven to be as enigmatic as he is brilliant. So, who knows.

Regardless, it’ll be an interesting storyline to keep an eye on this weekend as the 38-year old Canadian returns to the sport, even if it’s not in the capacity of being a crew chief.

share it
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Reddit

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest Post

Money In The Bank Grid 2024 UARA
Erik Jones, Carson Hocevar Among Early Entries for Battle at Berlin in August
Rick Hendrick pace car driver for the 2024 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway NASCAR Cup Series Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
Rick Hendrick to Pace the Field for Brickyard 400 in Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
IMSA Mazda MX-5 Cup race at Martinsville Speedway details How to buy tickets 2024 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Series double header Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300
Martinsville Speedway Hosting 100-Lap IMSA MX-5 Cup Race in October
ARCA Menards Series Indianapolis Raceway Park IRP entry list race preview 2024
Spinning Circles At IRP, Previewing the Circle City 200
IROC partners with True Value in brand's return at Lime Rock Park 2024 Ray Evernham drivers that will be at IROC exhibition at Lime Rock
True Value Returns as IROC Partner; Drivers Announced for IROC Exhibition at Lime Rock Park
NASCAR penalty report Pocono Raceway RJ Otto Cordell Cahill 23XI Racing Bret Holmes Racing Phil Gould Niece Motorsports
NASCAR Issues Two Indefinite Suspensions for Substance Abuse Policy Violations

Join Our Newsletter

Ready to have NASCAR news hand-delivered to your email daily?

Related Article