Tony Eury Jr will return to the track this weekend, serving as crew chief for Hendrick Motorsports’ No. 25 Chevy, driven by Brad Keselowski. This weekend will be the first time Eury Jr will serve as a crew chief since being replaced as Dale Earnhardt Jr’s crew chief.
Following the announcement that Tony Eury Jr would no longer be the crew chief for Hendrick Motorsports’ No. 88 Chevy, Dale Earnhardt Jr spoke about the decision and did not seem surprised with the split.
After the ouster of Tony Eury Jr as crew cheif for his cousin, Dale Earnhardt Jr, Junior Nation collectively exclaimed, “Finally!” For quite a while now, Jr Nation has been calling for Eury Jr’s head — or job as it were. Eury Jr took a lot of the flack for Dale Jr’s lackluster, on-track performance. [...]
Tony Eury Jr is out as crew cheif for Dale Earnhardt Jr starting this weekend at the Autism Speaks 400 at Dover. Team manager Brian Whitesell will assume the role for Hendrick Motorsports No. 88 Amp/National Guard Chevy this weekend, with Lance McGrew taking over on an interim basis after that. In a prepared statement, [...]
Following earlier reports that Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick considered swapping crew cheifs for the Nos. 88 and 5, with Alan Gustafson moving to Dale Earnhardt Jr and Tony Eury Jr moving to Mark Martin, the team has officially denied the report. Regardless of what actually happens, I stick by my opinion that a move might [...]
It is being reported that during the Easter break, Hendrick Motorsports held discussions about a possible crew cheif switch between the No. 5 and No. 88, with Alan Gustafon becomming the new crew cheif for NASCAR’s most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr, and Tony Eury Jr. moving over to driver Mark Martin. As I said [...]
With Mark Martin’s victory in Saturday night’s Subway Fresh Fit 500, and teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr’s subsequent dismal performance, the callings for Tony Eury Jr’s head are sure to get louder. The calls have been prevalent all season, leading Hendrick Motorsports team owner Rick Hendrick, and then Jr himself, to defend his cousin and crew [...]
After Dale Earnhardt Jr’s slow start to the season — one top 10, 19th in points — the team and crew chief Tony Eury Jr are starting to hear more and more criticism. When Earnhardt Jr signed on with Hendrick Motorsports, people expected greatness. After one full season, people expect Jr to have adjusted to [...]
Last season, the news of Dale Earnhardt Jr. moving to Hendrick Motorsports sent shockwaves through Junior Nation. But once the initial shock wore off, there was a feeling of hope. Hope that Jr. would return to form, being a threat to win races week in and week out. But, the wins are not coming as [...]
Clint Bowyer capitalized on the incident between Kyle Busch and Dale Earnhardt Jr, and won the Dan Lowry 400.