Keeping four stars happy a job Hendrick ready to tackle in 2009

Rick Hendrick's 2009 lineup may be the Dream Team it appears to be. Or maybe balancing the needs of Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Mark Martin will be Hendrick's worst nightmare, writes David Newton.

Updated: July 10, 2008, 7:06 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Text message from Jimmie Johnson, Nov. 10, 2009, 10:30 a.m. Rick. ? Noticed u gave Martin btr engine than me Sunday. Im only 35 points behind and would really like that fourth straight title. Can u fix it ASAP? :-(

Rick Hendrick, Nov. 10, 2009, 10:35 a.m. Ur my best drvr JJ. I'd like nothing more than to make that come true. FWIW, let me check with the boys at the shop to see what's goin' on. :-)

Rick Hendrick, Nov. 10, 2009, 10:38 a.m. Hey ...

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