Crew Chief Club Loudon Preview

Crew Chief Club at the Dura Lube/Kmart 300 Event: Dura Lube/Kmart 300 When: Sun., Sept. 19 at 12:30 p.m. EDT on TNN Where: New Hampshire International Speedway (1.058-mile oval) Together, Jimmy Makar, Larry McReynolds, Todd Parrott...

Crew Chief Club at the Dura Lube/Kmart 300

Event:  Dura Lube/Kmart 300     
When:   Sun., Sept. 19 at 12:30 p.m. EDT on TNN
Where:  New Hampshire International Speedway (1.058-mile oval)

Together, Jimmy Makar, Larry McReynolds, Todd Parrott and Robin Pemberton have led their drivers to 74 wins, 394 top-five finishes, 620 top-10 finishes and 73 poles prior to this Sunday's Dura Lube/Kmart 300 at New Hampshire International Speedway.

McReynolds has a win and a pole at New Hampshire with Ernie Irvan.The pole was scored in 1994 and the win came two years later in 1996. In last year's CMT 300, the Crew Chief Club finished in the following order: Parrott/Jarrett Start: 7th Finish: 4th Status: Running Makar/Labonte Start: 2nd Finish: 7th Status: Running Pemberton/Wallace Start: 14th Finish: 8th Status: Running McReynolds/Skinner Start: 12th Finish: 15th Status: Running

Crew Chief Club souvenirs are available on the Chevrolet and Ford merchandise trailers. Fans can also log-on to the Crew Chief Club at their official website, www.crewchiefclub.com.

WAS THERE ANYTHING THAT YOU LEARNED AT NEW HAMPSHIRE BACK IN JULY THAT YOU'LL APPLY WHEN YOU RETURN THERE FOR THE DURA LUBE/KMART 300?

Jimmy Makar - Interstate Batteries Pontiac of Bobby Labonte - "We learned a few things that we could use considering we got caught up in a wreck back in July. We've done a few things a bit differently with our setups, and we've also made some gains on our shocks and spring-bars. Hopefully, we'll be able to take some of the stuff we've learned since the July race back up there and use it to improve ourselves and to stay out of trouble."

Larry McReynolds - Lowe's Home Improvement Chevrolet of Mike Skinner - "We need to remember that the car gets tight toward the end of the race when we get back up there so we can start off a little loose for about the first two-thirds of the race. Then maybe we'll be just right for the last third of the race. Mike gets around Loudon awfully well. We'll probably start with the same setup and just work from there.

Todd Parrott - Ford Quality Care Service/Ford Credit Ford of Dale Jarrett - "We had a really good car for the July race and came out of there with a top-five finish. We probably won't make too many changes to our setup except for the things we've found over the last few races that have helped improve our program. We're certainly looking forward to going back to Loudon."

Robin Pemberton - Miller Lite Ford of Rusty Wallace - "We weren't real happy with the setup we had and we didn't have to good of a day back in July. There are some things we're going to try with the car to improve our performance there. We'll just take everything we've learned at every race track we've been to and use it to better ourselves at New Hampshire."

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Ernie Irvan , Dale Jarrett , Bobby Labonte , Rusty Wallace , Mike Skinner