"I wish Rob nothing but the best," said Schumacher. "We're very grateful for his time with us."
Wendland was the crew chief in each of Gray's seven Funny Car victories. A new crew chief for the Terry Chandler-sponsored Make-A-Wish Dodge has yet to be named. In the interim, Director of Racing Todd Okuhara, a veteran crew chief, will take the lead with support from the venerable pool of DSR Funny Car crew chiefs that will oversee the Johnson-driven entry.