Drew Blickensderfer returns to Ford
It was announced Monday that Luke Lambert will be Burton's crew chief in 2013. Shane Wilson will be Burton's interim crew chief for the final three races of this year's Chase.
Blickensderfer, who spent most of his career with Roush Fenway Racing, will replace Mike Ford, who no longer is with the organization.
Ambrose is in the final year of his contract with RPM, but recently told ESPN.com he was close to signing a new deal.