CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Tony Stewart has released Bobby Hutchens
as director of competition at Stewart-Haas Racing.
Stewart promoted Matt Borland to vice president of competition
on Monday. Borland has been with Stewart-Haas Racing since its
inception as technical director. The move comes before Sunday's
race at Pocono Raceway.
Hutchens held his job since 2009. He left his longtime
management role with Richard Childress Racing to join Stewart's
Stewart-Haas Racing has struggled lately. Stewart and Ryan
Newman are both in the top 10 in the points standings, but neither
driver have a win. Stewart has only one top-five finish all season.
Newman has one finish better than 14th since Martinsville in early
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