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CONCORD, N.C. -- There are many individuals who contribute to success of the No. 9 team. In Hendrick Motorsports’ new series “Behind the 9,” crew chief Alan Gustafson talks with the individuals who bring talent and skill to the team behind the No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE.

This week, Gustafson sits down with car chief Matt Barndt, who spent the majority of his life behind the wheel of a race car. Barndt is in his first season as car chief and explained how his role has changed from his previous positions with the No. 9 team.

Take a look at the video above to find out how an internship at Hendrick Motorsports changed everything for Barndt, his love of wakesurfing and much more on "Behind the 9."