Found October 17, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Michael Waltrip
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...

Childers returning to Waltrip Racing

Rodney Childers will continue working his magic at Michael Waltrip Racing. The former-driver-turned-crew-chief of the No. 55 Toyota extended his contract with MWR on Monday -- and announced the news on Twitter. "It's been great watching everything over the last four years and to be a part of it," Childers told "Going from zero wins to five wins...

Pair join Waltrips in charity outing

Add sports icons Shaquille O'Neal and Eddie George to the star-packed list of celebrities, musicians and athletes joining forces for charity at the Third Annual Waltrip Brothers' Charity Championship Oct. 24-25 in Franklin, Tenn. O'Neal and George will attend the Oct. 24 Champion's Dinner presented by at The Factory in Franklin, during which country...
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