Andy Street is the crew chief of the No. 21 Chevrolet Camaro SS for Richard Childress Racing with driver Austin Hill in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. 2023 marks the pair’s second year working together, as well as Street’s fourth year as a crew chief and his 20th overall with the Welcome, N.C.-based company.
During the duo’s first season working together in 2022, Street guided Hill to two NASCAR Xfinity Series race wins (Daytona International Speedway – February and Atlanta Motor Speedway – July) among 21 top-10 finishes and advanced to the Round of 8 in the NASCAR Playoffs. Hill was also named the Xfinity Series Rookie of the Year.
Prior to working with Hill, Street spent the 2021 season working with driver Myatt Snider in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Together, they won at Homestead-Miami Speedway and claimed 11 top-10 finishes enroute to a berth in the NASCAR Playoffs. During his first year as a crew chief for RCR, Street worked with a multi-driver lineup of Snider, Anthony Alfredo, Kaz Grala and Earl Bamber, earning five top-five finishes and a season-best third-place effort at Texas Motor Speedway with Alfredo.
In 2018 Street took a brief hiatus from NASCAR and the RCR organization to work as the crew co-chief for Tanner Gray in the National Hot Rod Association Pro Stock division, winning the division title before returning back to RCR.
Prior to his contributions to RCR’s NASCAR Xfinity Series program, Street worked in a variety of positions at RCR, including team engineer and design engineer specializing in chassis and suspension systems. He played a vital role as team engineer within RCR’s Cup Series program, helping deliver success across the board. Most notably, Street worked with drivers Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer, combining to win 10 races. Street also played a key role in the team’s Research and Development program, which elevated the entire organization’s competition department. His career at RCR began in 2003.
The Kernersville, N.C. native competed in drag racing events while he was still in high school, earning his first win in 1996 at Farmington Dragway. He competed in the Sportsman Bracket program behind the wheel of a 1972 Chevrolet Nova and a 1981 Chevrolet Camaro.
Street earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.