The mastermind behind the restoration of Dale Earnhardt Jr.? That would be crew chief extraordinaire Steve Letarte, writes Ed Hinton.
You'd think Dale Earnhardt Jr. would be upset after crashing out of the Budweiser Shootout on Lap 28. But Junior was one cool customer Saturday night.
It's Steve Letarte's turn to work one of the most pressure-packed jobs in NASCAR -- as Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief. Please, go easy on him, Junior Nation.