Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 8/31/14

BRISTOL, TN - AUGUST 21: Michael Waltrip, driver of the #55 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota, leans on his car prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sharpie 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 21, 2009 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR)
It has not been simple for Rodney Childers this season. The 36 year-old crew chief joined Michael Waltrip Racing in 2008. He was soon partnered with David Reutimann and later in 2009 helped MWR earn it’s first win at the Coca-Cola 600.After another win in 2010 the duo fell on hard times last season. Reutimann was let go but Childers remained. As Michael Waltrip expanded his racing team from two full time cars to three it became evident that one of the teams was going to have a rotating driver. Around the pit-box of the No. 55 car there has been a rotating display of Cheap Signs.Brian Pattie was brought in to crew chief the car driven by the newly signed Clint Bowyer. Chad Johnston returned to crew chief Martin Truex Jr. The task of working with multiple drivers fell on Childers.Childers was up to the task though. This season he has led the No. 55 car with three different drivers who have three different driving styles. Mark Martin has driven the car the most of the three drivers. Wi...
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