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DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA - MAY 09: Matt DiBenedetto, driver of the #21 Menards/Dutch Boy Ford, drives during the NASCAR Cup Series Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway on May 09, 2021 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) | Getty Images
DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA - MAY 09: Matt DiBenedetto, driver of the #21 Menards/Dutch Boy Ford, drives during the NASCAR Cup Series Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway on May 09, 2021 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Jonathan Hassler Taking Over as Crew Chief for Matt DiBenedetto

Beginning this weekend at the NASCAR All-Star Race at Texas Motor Speedway, Jonathan Hassler will replace Greg Erwin as the crew chief of the No. 21 team, calling the shots for Matt DiBenedetto.

Erwin is let go of his crew chief duty after spending the past three and a half seasons as part of Wood Brothers Racing. Hassler filled in as crew chief of the No. 21 car at Martinsville Speedway in early April.

Through 16 Cup races, DiBenedetto sits 17th in the championship standings, 60 points below the cutline, currently held by Chris Buescher. The No. 21 team has just three top-10 finishes on the year.

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