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Steve Letarte

Steve Letarte was 16 years old when he started working for Hendrick Motorsports, running parts. He became the tire specialist for the No. 24 Chevrolet and was part of all four of Jeff Gordon’s NASCAR Sprint Cup championships, before being named the team’s crew chief in late 2005. In five full seasons at the helm, Letarte and Gordon earned 10 wins, 76 top-five finishes, 110 top-10s and 15 pole positions. In 2011, Letarte became the crew chief of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s No. 88 Chevrolet, and the duo recorded a seventh-place finish in the championship standings. Letarte has never missed NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup in any of his full seasons as a crew chief.

  • Name: Steve Letarte
  • Position: Crew Chief, Nos. 24 and 88 Chevrolets (2005-present)

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