Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Maybe Richard Childress Racing was just meant to be a three-car operation, at least on the Sprint Cup side of the garage. After all, prior to the 2009 season, RCR had put at least one of its drivers in the Chase for the Sprint Cup each year since the Chase’s inception. It was when the team expanded to four teams in 2009 that the wheels seemed to fall off RCR’s Sprint Cup program.
Granted, team owner Richard Childress didn’t opt to eliminate his fourth car’s program after just one year due to performance issues – instead it was a matter of not being able to secure sponsorship for a fourth car – the team seems to be better off going back to its previous three-car setup.
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