Name: Brian Eastland
Position: Rear Tire Changer
Hometown: New Bern, NC
Bio: Brian maintains a busy schedule at JTG Daugherty Racing. During the week he is one of our engineers and holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University where he also played Wide Receiver for the Wolfpack from 1998-2001. On race days Brian is the rear tire changer on the #47 car for Bobby Labonte.
He got his start in NASCAR with Roush-Fenway Racing in 2008 as a mechanic and tire changer in the Nationwide Series for Ricky Stenhouse Jr, Colin Braun, Carl Edwards and Trevor Bayne. In 2012 he moved to Earnhardt-Ganassi Racing and pitted the #1 Sprint Cup car for Jamie McMurray. 2013 will be Brian’s second fulltime season in Cup and his first with JTG Daugherty Racing.
His hobbies include skeet shooting, music, working out, playing chess, travelling and hanging out with his friends.