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NASCAR: Is Steve LeTarte the Right Fit for Jeff Gordon?

A lot of people have critized Steve LeTarte for his raceday decisions and a lot of people have called for his head. Though are they all wrong? Is Steve LeTarte the right man for Jeff Gordon?   LeTarte entered his sixth full season with Gordon as he became his crew chief in 2005 at the start of the Chase once Gordon missed it.   Since LeTarte has taken over, Gordon’s lowest points finish was seventh in 2008 and highest was second in 2007.   Gordon hasn’t won a championship also since 2004 with Robbie Loomis. However, he came awful close in 2007 when he lost to teammate Jimmie Johnson. If it had been any other year, Gordon would’ve had the title in his hands. In the 36 races, Gordon had six wins, 21 top fives,...

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