NSCS/NXS: Roush Fenway Racing Confirms 2016 Crew Chief Line-Up

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Plans continue to fall in shape for the upcoming race season as Roush Fenway Racing has confirmed their line-up, as per the latest article at Motorsport.com.

Roush Fenway Racing veteran Bob Osborne will head over to Front Row Motorsports to work with Chris Buescher, as Buescher is set to run the full schedule for the organization. The 41-year-old last season with Trevor Bayne, after enjoying previous success with Carl Edwards that included 18 wins and nearly winning the 2011 Sprint Cup Series Championship.

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As a result of that move, Matt Puccia will work with Trevor Bayne during the upcoming season. Puccia has been with the organization since 2004, spending the last five seasons with Greg Biffle in the Sprint Cup Series. The pair has qualified for the Chase in three of the past five seasons. Biffle is set to work with Brian Pattie in 2016, who joins the team from Michael Waltrip Racing.

Puccia was originally scheduled to work with Darrell Wallace Jr. in the XFINITY Series, but now it will be Seth Barbour leading the way. Barbour worked with Wallace through the second half of the season, posting a couple top-10s along the way.

As previously announced, Ryan Reed will be working with Phil Gould, whom worked with Elliott Sadler in the XFINITY Series last season. Reed finished 10th in his rookie season in the XFINITY Series standings with a win at Daytona International Speedway. Gould led Sadler to a sixth place finish in points last year.

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