The No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet pit crew finished second with a time of 23.574 seconds but retained the event record of 22.115 seconds.
The individual skills competition crowned five new champions including Bolling; Brad Pickens and Travis Gordon, No. 5 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet; and Dustin Necaise and Matt Kreuter, No. 33 Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevrolet. Recording the most titles in the history of the six-year event is front-tire changer Nick O’Dell, No. 18 M&M’s Toyota. O’Dell has earned three individual champion titles as front-tire changer (2007, 2008, 2010) and is a two-time team champion (2005, 2006). Joining O’Dell as a repeat winner is his front-tire carrier Brad Donaghy, adding a second individual title to his record (2008, 2010).
The NASCAR Sprint Pit Crew Challenge presented by Craftsman is a fan-friendly event that featured competition between the series’ top-24 pit crews and is the only indoor event sanctioned by NASCAR.
Team Champion: No. 11 FedEx Toyota
Jack Man Nate Bolling (Swanson, Ohio)
Gas Man Scott Wood (Liberty, S.C.)
Catch-Can Man John Eicher (London, CT)
Front-Tire Changer Mike Hicks (China Grove, N.C.)
Front-Tire Carrier Brandon Pegram (Statesville, N.C.)
Rear-Tire Changer Jon Sherman (Monroe, La.)
Rear-Tire Carrier Heath Cherry (Belmont, N.C.)
Skill Car # Name Time
Jack Man 11 Nate Bolling (Swanson, Ohio) 5.573
Gas Man 5 Brad Pickens (Saluda, S.C.) 10.518
Catch-Can Man 5 Travis Gordon (Richfield, N.C.)10.518
Front-Tire Changer 18 Nick O’Dell (Springfield, Ill.) 13.903
Front-Tire Carrier 18 Brad Donaghy (Orange County, Va.) 13.903
Rear-Tire Changer 33 Dustin Necaise (Pass Christian, Miss.) 14.322
Rear-Tire Carrier 33 Matt Kreuter (Zabesville, Ohio) 14.322