The Frontstretch: Top Ten Changes Lance McGrew Will Make To The No. 88 Team by Kurt Smith -- Wednesday June 3, 2009

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Top Ten Changes Lance McGrew Will Make To The No. 88 Team

Kurt Smith · Wednesday June 3, 2009

 

10. Give Junior more responsibility, like washing his own firesuit post-race.

The pressure is now on Junior to keep his dress whites presentable.

9. Boost morale with AMP-drinking contests, as team members match their caffeine limits in traditional party games.

8. Remind Junior that should he return to Victory Lane, he’ll need to watch his mouth.

7. Obviously, in the spirit of true commitment to change, lose the “but that’s the way Tony always did it” philosophy.

6. Request that Rick Hendrick fine and suspend anyone who puts Metamucil in Lance’s coffee on race day.

5. End the practice of hiding the pit road sign when Junior pits for gratuitous yuks.

4. Develop and practice spoken game of rock-paper-scissors with Junior to settle disputes over who will make the call on car changes during the race.

3. Throw away magic eight-ball used to answer setup questions.

2. Hypnotize Junior to help him get over that unreasonable “green car” superstition.

1. No more stepmother jokes.

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Douglas
06/03/2009 09:43 AM
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#11) take away his baby bottle!

HankZ
06/03/2009 12:42 PM
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#12 Get Jr contacts or glasses.

#13 Flunk Jr out of the Micheal Waltrip School of Racing.

#14 Wake Jr up earlier than an hour before the GSYE que so as to get over his Saturday night Whiskey River benders.

#15 Get Jr laid.

Overa88ted
06/03/2009 02:17 PM
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#11 – Install a Rightway Dale Earnhardt Jr. portable GPS Navigator system in his car, so Jr. can hear himself while TRYING FIND HIS PITSTALL. “WHOA! Take a left AMPHEAD!”…….. #12 – REPLACE THE DRIVER! Hendrick’s is doing everyhing now for JR. except driving the car!

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