NAS: Moore signs for Wood Brothers

Newt Moore has signed for Winston Cup campaigners Wood Brothers' Citgo Ford

NAS: Moore signs for Wood Brothers

The experienced crew chief has been named as shock specialist for the Elliott Sadler car.

Moore was crew chief for Robert Pressley's No.77 Jasper Engines Ford at the start of 1999, before moving to the No.9 Cartoon Network-backed machine in the same role.

'This is a great opportunity for me and this is the best team I've been associated with,' Moore said.

'I can't wait to start the season. The Wood Brothers, Elliott Sadler and every member of this team is working hard to put us in a position to win races. I'm here to contribute in every way possible.'

Co-car owner Eddie Wood believes the addition of Moore is another step in the right direction.

'Newt has hit the ground running,' Wood said.

'He's a good fit for our team and he and (crew chief) Mike Beam are gearing up to take us and the Citgo Ford to the next level.

'Newt adds depth and knowledge to our team and he has a great work ethic. Len (Wood) and I are committed to running up front every week and the people we have in place can make it happen.'

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