"Hollywood" (not) swinging

Veteran crewman injured during pit stop in Nationwide Series race.

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Crewman Mark “Hollywood” Armstrong tore his left rotator cuff during a pit stop on Saturday.

Armstrong was changing the front tires on the No. 98 Medallion Financial/Smithfield Ford for Corey Lajoie when the incident occurred on Lap 52. Richard Childress Racing’s Matt Humphries stepped in for Armstrong for the remainder of the race.

The 18-year  NASCAR veteran from Gastonia, N.C. also works as a backup crewman for Joe Gibbs Racing.

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Event Texas II
Track Texas Motor Speedway
Drivers Corey Lajoie
Teams Richard Childress Racing , Joe Gibbs Racing
Article type Race report
Tags biagi-denbenste racing, richard petty motorsports