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Problem Solver
of the Week

The MOOG Problem Solver of the Race award is presented following each Sprint Cup event to the crew chief whose car posts the largest increase in average lap speed from the first half to the second half of the race while finishing on the lead lap.

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Congratulations to Chase Elliott Crew Chief Alan Gustafson, winner of the 2016 MOOG® ‘Problem Solver of the Year’ Award

Car Crew Chief Driver Awards Earned
24 Alan Gustafson Chase Elliott 5
20 Jason Ratcliff Matt Kenseth 4
41 Tony Gibson Kurt Busch 4
42 Chad Johnston Kyle Larson 4
2 Paul Wolfe Brad Keselowski 3
3 Richard Labbe Austin Dillon 3
48 Chad Knaus Jimmie Johnson 2
18 Adam Stevens Kyle Busch 2
5 Keith Rodden Kasey Kahne 2
17 Nicholas Sandler Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 2
22 Todd Gordon
Joey Lagano
1
19 Dave Rogers Carl Edwards 1
4 Rodney Childers
Kevin Harvick
1
47 Randall Burnett AJ Allmendinger 1
6 Matt Puccia Trevor Bayne 1
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Problem Solver of the Year

The MOOG Problem Solver of the Year award goes to the crew chief who posts the best overall performance throughout the year in the Sprint Cup Series by winning the most race awards. This prestigious award is presented at the annual NASCAR® awards banquet.

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Alan Gustafson

2016 Problem Solver of the Year
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Greg Ives

2015 Problem Solver of the Year
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Luke Lambert

2014 Problem Solver of the Year
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Matt Borland

2013 Problem Solver of the Year
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Steve Addington

2012 Problem Solver of the Year
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Alan Gustafson

2011 Problem Solver of the Year
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Gil Martin

2010 Problem Solver of the Year
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Drew Blickensderfer

2009 Problem Solver of the Year
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Bob Osborne

2008 Problem Solver of the Year