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Shane Wilson

Crew Chief, No. 33 Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevrolet

Date of Birth: November 3, 1968
Hometown: South Royalton, Vt.
Resides: Sherrills Ford, N.C.
Wife: Dana

  • Selected as crew chief for Clint Bowyer and the Cheerios/Hamburger Helper NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team for 2009, guided the No. 33 team to four top-five and 16 top-10 finishes
  • Headed Richard Childress Racing’s testing program and worked with development drivers Austin Dillon and Stephen Leicht in 2008
  • Led RCR’s No. 21 team to six wins and a fourthplace finish in the 2007 NASCAR Nationwide Series owners championship by recording six wins, 13 top-five and 18 top-10 finishes
  • In his breakout sophomore season (2007), Bowyer earned his first berth in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and finished third in points. Logged one win, two poles, five top-five and 17 top-10 finishes
  • Led Kevin Harvick and the No. 21 team to RCR’s 10th NASCAR championship and third NNS championship by a record margin of 824 points, on the strength of 10 wins, one pole, 24 top-five and 31 top-10 finishes in 2006
  • Named crew chief for RCR’s No. 21 Chevrolet in December 2005
  • Served as crew chief for Travis Kvapil and the No. 77 team during the 2005 NSCS season
  • Captured his first NSCS top-five finish as a crew chief with Penske Racing and driver Brendan Gaughan in October 2004 at Talladega Superspeedway
  • Moved to North Carolina in 2004 to join Penske Racing as crew chief for the No. 77 team
  • Made NSCS debut April 23, 2005, at Phoenix International Raceway. Started 25th and finished 22nd driving RCR’s No. 33 Chevrolet
  • Finished fourth in the 2003 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship with Gaughan, accumulating six wins, three poles, 14 top-five and 18 top-10 finishes
  • Collected two Camping World West Series championships while working with Gaughan and Orleans Racing in 2000 and 2001
  • Moved to Las Vegas in 2000 and became truck chief and general manager of Orleans Racing
  • Moved to North Carolina in 1993 with Alsup Racing to focus on the NASCAR All-Pro Series.
  • Mechanic for Alsup Racing and driver Mike Bachelor in the American-Canadian Tour in 1989
  • Became the owner of a Street Stock Car at the age of 17 and won a local touring division championship with driver Brian Kenyon in 1988
  • Began his career building race cars before obtaining a driver’s license

CLINT BOWYER and Clint Bowyer's autograph are trademarks of Clint Bowyer Racing, Inc. The RCR checkered flag logo is a registered trademark of RCR Enterprises, LLC. The stylized no. 33 is a trademark of RCR Enterprises, LLC. All trademarks, personal likenesses and the likeness of the no. 33 race car are used under license from their owners.