Credit where it's due for Letarte
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The radio analyst talked glowingly earlier this week about Jeff Gordon's return to the top of the Sprint Cup standings. He praised the No. 24 team for overcoming a blown tire late in Sunday's race at Las Vegas for a top-10 finish.
Then he noted the four-time champion took the points lead "despite" crew chief Steve Letarte sitting atop his pit box.
That's like saying LeBron James recently scored 55 points despite coach Mike Brown ...
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