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You think Jr. is purposely missing his pits to take the pressure off of his crews? I was watching the nationwide race last night and sure enough he drives right by? I know he gets pretty worked up about the media passing blame to his cup crew chief!

What do you think, is he losing it or is there an agenda?

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I think he needs his eyes checked or maybe he can't handle all the pressure put on him. Either way I think if he can win a race (not fuel mileage) his confidence will return and he would get 1or 2 more wins in the season.

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Durring the race yesterday, he said he never even asked were his pit was and drove right past it, something about how they never talked about it before the race.

My question is Where is the spotter? I think JR needs to have some pit crew practic durring the week just to make him smarter.

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He said he has 20/15 vision but it sounds like lack of concentration more than anything. Good question about the spotter.....does everyone go get a hot dog when the yellow comes out or what? He said after Daytona that they never practiced pit stops until this year and now he's having issues. lol.

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He had issues with it last year too, just not nearly as many. It seems like he has an issue with pitting at least once in every race. There is a fouled plug in one of his team's cylinders.

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I heard during the race today that Eury Jr was his spotter for the Busch race, so maybe there's a common theme here?? Typically the spotter counts him down until he's near the pit stall and then the crew chief takes over. Same for leaving the stall but in reverse. They were OK today I believe but they need to be almost perfect for the rest of the season if they want to have a chance.

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Are the 5 and 88 going to change crew chiefs this week? Seems I heard that on TV during the race today.

As far as his pitting goes, I think he needs to get his head a bit more in the game. This should not happen quite this often.

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Really? I heard the 07 and 29 are changing entire teams, but didn't hear anything about Jr and Martin. There was some rumors but Henrick said that wasn't true.

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I read somewhere that the 5 nd 88 were to change crew chiefs and then Martin won a race and it was put on hold. Now I hear that again.

I believe it was the Jayski site that I saw it.

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martin and jr have 3 races to improve starting with dega.if they dont then i guess they willl switch crews from my understanding.

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#88 Team Grabs Tissot Pit Crew Win in Talladega: It’s the 4th Pit Road Win for Hendrick Motorsports Team in Last 5 Races. Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s #88 pit crew won the Tissot Pit Road Precision Award in Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway.

The quick work on pit road by the #88 crew in Talladega helped Earnhardt Jr. to a second-place finish at the 2.66-mile oval. The team’s Chevrolet Impala SS spent the least amount of time on pit road – 255.440 seconds.

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