By AMANDA VINCENT
Auto Racing Daily reported earlier this week, in our article on Robin Pemberton stepping down from the position of NASCAR Senor Vice President of Competition, that Scott Miller has been named as Pembrton’s replacement. NASCAR confirmed Scott’s hiring on Wednesday. In his new position, according to NASCAR’s release from Wednesday, Miller will be “responsible for managing all competition efforts related to technology, inspection, rule development and officiating across NASCAR’s wide portfolio of racing.”
Miller comes to NASCAR management from Michael Waltrip Racing, a team that’s shuttering operations during the offseason. Miller most recently was Executive Vice President of Competition at MWR, a position he held for four years.
“I’m looking forward to using the experience I’ve gained working within teams in an entirely new way at NASCAR,” Miller said. “Our sport has evolved quickly over the last several seasons throu advanced technology and its creative application in the garage area. We will strive to continue this forward momentum while assuring a level playing field and competitive racing. It’s a challenging opportunity and a logical next step for me. I can’t wait to get started.”
Scott also spent time at Richard Chldress Racing, serving in roles that include crew chief and Vice President of Competition. His racing resume also includes competition in AMA Motocross and NASCAR regional racing and working as a chief mechanic in IndyCar.
“We’re pleased to have Scott, an executive with a wide racing of racing experience, join our tem,” NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer Steve O’Donnell said. “He will be an immediate asset to NASCAR, our teams and each of our national series. Scott has worked in a collaborative spirit throughout his career and represents the forward-looking approach we celebrate within our competition team.”
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