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Gordon new crew chief for No. 22 in Cup Series

December 14, 2011, Team Release, NASCAR.com

MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- Penske Racing continues to evaluate drivers to fill seat for 2012 season

Penske Racing announced Wednesday that Todd Gordon is now the crew chief of the No. 22 Dodge in the Cup Series. The internal move comes on the heels of Gordon's 2011 Nationwide Series campaign, during which he led the No. 22 to six wins and six poles.

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"Our first priority is always to look within the walls of Penske Racing when making personnel decisions," Roger Penske said. "We want to reward success. The path we are taking with Todd mirrors what we did with Paul Wolfe who led the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge to a Chase berth in 2011. We think Todd can get the job done in the same manner."

Gordon made the move to Penske Racing in January of 2011. He and Brad Keselowski quickly developed a driver-crew chief rapport that resulted in another successful season, helping make the No. 22 Dodge one of the more competitive entries in Nationwide competition.

"I can't thank Roger and everyone at Penske Racing enough for this vote of confidence," Gordon said. "It's an honor to step into a race-winning team. We have a lot of work ahead of us, but this is an organization full of talented people that know how to get the job done. I look forward to getting the Shell/Pennzoil Dodge back in Victory Lane."

Penske Racing continues to evaluate drivers to fill the seat of the No. 22.