Johnny Klausmeier

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Johnny Klausmeier
Personal information
Birth nameJohn H. Klausmeier
Born (1981-02-01) February 1, 1981 (age 41)[1]
Perry Hall, Maryland
OccupationCrew chief, race engineer
Years active2016-present
SportMotor racing
Team14. Stewart-Haas Racing

John H. Klausmeier is an American crew chief in NASCAR currently employed at Stewart-Haas Racing, serving as the crew chief for their No. 14 Ford Mustang in the NASCAR Cup Series, driven by Chase Briscoe.[2]

He made his crew chiefing debut in an interim role in the summer Pocono race in 2016 for Kurt Busch, which he won. He also served as Kurt Busch’s interim crew chief in 2017. He has served as Aric Almirola's crew chief since 2018.[3][4] Klausmeier became Busch's interim crew chief in 2016 following the suspension of his original crew chief, Tony Gibson.[5] Klausmeier also works as a race engineer for the team.[6][7]


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  2. ^ "(Twitter post)". Twitter. Bob Pockrass. December 15, 2020. Retrieved December 16, 2020. Chase Briscoe says John Klausmeier will be his crew chief, that they have been working together in preparation for next year. He still doesn’t know who will spot for him.
  3. ^ "Crew Chiefs".
  4. ^ Ruffin, Jessica (March 22, 2018). "Almirola feels like a rookie again as spark sizzles with Stewart-Haas Racing". Retrieved May 22, 2018.
  5. ^ Groller, Keith (June 6, 2016). "Kurt Busch takes command late and wins Monday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono". Retrieved May 22, 2018.
  6. ^ Clark, Glenn (June 9, 2016). "Perry Hall Native John Klausmeier Wins First Race As NASCAR Crew Chief". Retrieved May 22, 2018.
  7. ^ Utter, Jim (June 10, 2016). "Tony Gibson says nothing "bittersweet" about missing Kurt Busch's win". Retrieved May 22, 2018.