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Old 10-09-2012, 09:55 PM   #24
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Question for those who have done this before...

I'll be a first-timer in 2013. How many chase trucks do you plan for? If more than one, do you plan a Northern crew and a Southern crew? I'm assuming the chase crews assist with the daily maintenance at the end of each day (oil changes, tire/wheel changes, air filters, etc.). Any other typical duties?

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one will be fine with sufficient chase route and timing scheduling and planning. I chased for two 950's last year and simply because I didn't know what I didn't know about roads and times and routes, I missed them at a few pits. BUT, they used MAG 7 for fuel, so I was just a bonus pit if I could keep up.... which I couldn't, despite my best efforts...
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