Junior Nation is in revolt. A group of fans have taken to the Internet with a petition that calls for owner Rick Hendrick to make changes to the 88 team. The petition says:
We have suspected for quite some time now that there is a problem somewhere within the 88 team, either in the shop or at the track. The statements released today from Tony Gibson have proven that our gut feelings were accurate. The fans would like this to be taken care of immediately! We the fans thought our equipment would be first class at Hendrick Motorsports. Please act now.
The petition is referring to an ESPN article that quotes Ryan Newman’s crew chief Tony Gibson, who said that Earnhardt does not have the full support of everyone on his team. The petition went up on Wednesday. Its goal is 8,888 signatures.
To read or sign the petition go here.
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