Tyler Swank Returns to Team DGRD as Shop Steward Amid Social Media Uproar


**Press Release**


**Tyler Swank Returns to Team DGRD as Shop Steward Amid Social Media Uproar**

[Knoxville, 6/17/24] — Team DGRD is pleased to announce the reappointment of Tyler Swank to the pivotal role of Shop Steward, effective immediately. Tyler's return follows recent social media uproar influenced by cancel culture, underscoring his reinstatement due to overwhelming support for his professionalism, experience, and unmatched sense of humor.

In his capacity as Shop Steward, Tyler Swank will oversee daily operations at Team DGRD's headquarters, ensuring optimal performance and coordination among key personnel. Responsible for keeping full-time employees Zach, Josh, and Billy on task and focused, Tyler's role becomes indispensable as the team manages the rigorous demands of running four cars weekly.

Owner Dennis Gainey expressed confidence in Tyler's ability to enhance team dynamics and maintain shop efficiency: "We're thrilled to welcome Tyler Swank back to Team DGRD. Amid recent social media challenges, Tyler's reinstatement was fueled by widespread recognition of his professionalism, experience, and infectious humor. His presence will undoubtedly add a unique camaraderie and entertainment factor to our shop."

While Tyler Swank's responsibilities will center on shop operations, his influence extends beyond the workshop floor. Recognizing that races are won in the shop, his meticulous approach will play a crucial role in supporting the team's on-track success through thorough preparation and operational excellence.

Tyler Swank expressed his enthusiasm for rejoining Team DGRD in this renewed capacity: "I'm honored to return as Shop Steward and be that bad penny that keeps turning up for Team DGRD. My focus remains on ensuring our shop runs smoothly and efficiently while injecting camaraderie and humor into our daily operations. Together, we'll continue pushing for excellence both on and off the track." 

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**About Team DGRD:**
Founded by Dennis Gainey, Team DGRD competes at the highest levels of Winged 410 Sprint Car Racing. With a commitment to excellence and a passion for motorsports, the team aims for continuous improvement and success in every aspect of their racing endeavors.