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Greg Zipadelli offered to crew chief for Tony Stewart

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11:21 AM ET 01.12 | Tony Stewart and Greg Zipadelli won 33 races and two NASCAR championships together over a successful decade together. They split after the 2008 season when Stewart left to become co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, and Stewart begins this season with his third different crew chief since Zipadelli. It's certainly evidence Stewart has struggled to find the same chemistry he had with Zipadelli all those years. So why not just reunite with Zipadelli? Zipadelli told The Associated Press on Friday it crossed his mind, and he even he offered last year to return to the pit box this season with Stewart. The three-time Cup champion wouldn't entertain the idea.

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January 12, 2014  02:07 PM ET

Be worth a try to re-unite Zippy & Smoke.. just to see what happens.. but I thnk Stewart wants to keep Zipadelli right where he's at.. managing the 4 teams at SHR as VP of competition

January 12, 2014  02:08 PM ET
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January 12, 2014  02:09 PM ET
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I make $82h while I'm traveling the world. Last week I worked by my laptop in Rome, Monti Carlo and finally Paris???This week I'm back in the USA.

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January 12, 2014  03:21 PM ET
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..... I thnk Stewart wants to keep Zipadelli right where he's at.. managing the 4 teams at SHR as VP of competition

Exactly....Stewart is looking at the bigger picture and which situation has more benefit to the whole organization.........Having Zippy back as CC solves one small problem, but leaves a much bigger one.........Stewart has made the right call.

January 12, 2014  03:24 PM ET

Tony is in for a rough year, no matter who his CC is.......the constant wear & tear on his right leg, even though it is considered "healed" , will be a curse for him this year......especially in the longer races.
Tony will still be a strong driver.....just not as strong as normal.

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January 12, 2014  10:05 PM ET
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my roomate's step-sister makes $77 every hour on the internet. She has been unemployed for 9 months but last month her income was $20438 just working on the internet for a few hours

Persistent little cusses aren't you??

January 13, 2014  10:26 AM ET

A new post ? Must be getting closer. Does Smoke ever listen to anyone?

January 13, 2014  11:04 AM ET

Based on his track record with crew chiefs, even firing the one who he won the Cup with, who in their right mind wants this job? On top of that, consider the out and out disarray (barrel o' hotheads) over there and, well, the ol' "Ten Foot Pole" comes into mind.

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January 13, 2014  12:21 PM ET

I would put the vidio up but I don't know how so here 's the site :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nk6ApXNSJ2c&feature=player_embedded

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January 13, 2014  02:07 PM ET
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Be worth a try to re-unite Zippy & Smoke.. just to see what happens.. but I thnk Stewart wants to keep Zipadelli right where he's at.. managing the 4 teams at SHR as VP of competition

I would like to see them go for another Championship.

January 13, 2014  02:08 PM ET
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Stewart has struggled to find the same chemistry he had with Zipadelli all those years

Are you my long lost adopted brother? LMAO

January 13, 2014  02:10 PM ET
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I would put the vidio up but I don't know how so here 's the site :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nk6ApXNSJ2c&feature=player_embedded10 Baddest NASCAR drivers of all time

[youtube]http://youtu.be/Nk6ApXNSJ2c[youtube]

January 13, 2014  02:11 PM ET

Guess I forgot how.

January 13, 2014  02:11 PM ET
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Guess I forgot how.

http://youtu.be/Nk6ApXNSJ2c

January 13, 2014  02:11 PM ET

I tried

January 13, 2014  02:13 PM ET

[youtube]http://youtu.be/Nk6ApXNSJ2c[/youtube]

 
January 13, 2014  02:15 PM ET


last try

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