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Incredible: Thursday’s Duel Win Was Rodney Childers’ First-Ever Plate Race Win

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By Toby Christie         

Kevin Harvick’s crew chief Rodney Childers is regarded as one of the best crew chiefs in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage area. In 14 years as a crew chief, Childers has compiled 25 victories and a championship in 2014.

However, there is something that Childers had never accomplished before Harvick’s Duel win on Thursday night: a win at a restrictor plate track.

In 17 years of being a NASCAR crew member/crew chief, Childers had never won a restrictor plate race. That is absolutely unbelievable.


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Toby is the Founder, Editor and go-to man for TobyChristie.com. He is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, Toby is a NMPA (National Motorsports Press Association) award winning writer, and has followed NASCAR as a fan since 1993.

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