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Full name Chick Gizzard Lips
First appearance Crash Tag Team Racing (2005)
Latest appearance Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled (2019)
Species Rooster

Chick Gizzard Lips or just simply Chick, is a rooster news reporter for XYZ News (a parody of real world news channel ABC News). He is often seen alongside his fellow avian newscaster, Stew. He first appears in Crash Tag Team Racing and returns as the presenter for the CTR TV Grand Prix videos and as a playable character in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled.

Chick’s feathers are light yellow and he has red plumage. His outfit is a light blue suit with the XYZ logo on its shirt pocket. Chick always carries a microphone, even when driving.


Crash Tag Team Racing[edit]

In Crash Tag Team Racing, Chick first appears alongside Stew in the opening cutscene, where they report on the news of the farewell race at Von Clutch's MotorWorld. He appears in other cutscenes then after, notably giving Team Bandicoot the deed to MotorWorld in the ending cutscene. He can be seen as a NPC in the Midway.

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled[edit]

In Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, Chick co-hosts CTR TV along with Stew, providing commentary on the new items. He makes his debut as a playable character in the Winter Festival Grand Prix, along with Stew. He is a Balanced type character and can be purchased in the Pit Stop for 1,500 Wumpa Coins.


Icon Skin Cost Type How to unlock
CTRNF Chick icon.png Chick N/A Basic Available from the start
CTRNF Seagull Chick icon.png Seagull Chick N/A Exotic Win a race as Chick
CTRNF Pigeon Chick icon.png Pigeon Chick N/A Exotic Win 10 races as Chick
CTRNF Toucan Chick icon.png Toucan Chick N/A Exotic Win 25 races as Chick
CTRNF Rustland Chick icon.png Rustland Chick N/A Exotic Win 40 races as Chick

Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time[edit]

In Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time, Chick makes a cameo appearance alongside Stew in Coco's epilogue picture in the 100% ending, commentating on the Esports game that Coco has won against Nina Cortex.


  • Chick and Stew's names together a pun on "chicken stew."
  • Chick’s red and green markings around his eyes are not on his in-game model in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled.