The Hendrick Motorsports driver replaced longtime spotter Kole Kahne (his cousin) with former Jeff Gordon spotter Shannon McGlammery after the fifth race of the season.
That tryout was designed for two races (Martinsville and Texas) and now Kahne will use Richard Childress Racing spotter Kevin Hamlin the next three weeks.
Hamlin, a former driver who spotted for Clint Bowyer last year and is spotting for Brendan Gaughan in Nationwide and Ty Dillon in trucks, is apparently not the candidate for the full-time gig as he works full time at Richard Childress Racing.
Kahne had gotten into some wrecks early in the season, had an engine issue in his first race with McGlammery at Martinsville and a clean race at Texas last week.
"(Hamlin) is just spotting for a few weeks and someone else will spot after that," Kahne said Saturday at Kansas Speedway. "That’s kind of where we’re at right now.”
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