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Joe Gibbs Racing falters in Chase for the Championship again

...contender for the championship since.Why?"When you can answer that question, you let me know," team vice president Jimmy Makar told the Sporting News. "I'd love to know the answer to that one. It goes back to the old thing, 'Why ask why...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2012-11-07/joe-gibbs-racing-falters-c
Research, development never ends in NASCAR's need for speed

...shortcuts. As many as 80 percent of the ideas never make it pass the drawing board, Joe Gibbs Racing vice president Jimmy Makar said."After they come up with a bunch of ideas, then you have to figure out if you can produce that part. These...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-01-23/research-development-never
Stewart expects to start Sunday

...qualify the car and be on standby to relieve Stewart if he needs to get out of the car. "You know he's going try," Jimmy Makar, vice president of Joe Gibbs Racing, said Tuesday. "We've got to try to start the race for points, even if he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/31/nas_83545.shtml
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Labonte wins at Rockingham

...in the final race in Atlanta. That all added up to big championship hopes in 2000. "I kept asking (crew chief) Jimmy (Makar), `Can we get back on track? Can we get back on track?' You never know what competition is going to have for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/28/oth_285015.shtml
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Labonte gets lopsided Pocono win

...wrecked at New Hampshire (two weeks ago)," Labonte said. "Before we left New Hampshire, I asked (crew chief) Jimmy Makar if there was any way we could get the car fixed in time for Pocono. I was still asking that Monday and Tuesday of this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/26/oth_266476.shtml
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Spotlight on Greg Zipadelli

...the job being back in the shop, working with teammates on new cars. CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Was hired by Joe Gibbs and Jimmy Makar, Bobby Labonte's crew chief, without meeting Stewart ... He won the 1987 NASCAR Featherlite Modified Tour with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/21/nas_359736.shtml
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Crews not fazed by penalties

...The three car chiefs were also placed on probation, as was the company's vice president of racing operations, Jimmy Makar.For Busch's team, it was the second week in a row of punishments. Rogers was fined $25,000 and Busch was docked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-06-22/crews-not-fazed-penalties
Labonte brings momentum, confidence to Michigan

...we've been here." Labonte gives much of the credit to Jimmy Makar, his crew chief since 1995 when he joined the Gibbs...good setup for it and good combination for it between Jimmy Makar and myself." Labonte is third in the Winston Cup point...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/11/oth_263445.shtml
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Labonte rolls into Michigan

...year with Joe Gibbs Racing. I feel comfortable in the car, and I guess I'm able to relay that to (crew chief) Jimmy (Makar) and the guys on the team." Over the past three years, Labonte -- the younger of the two racing brothers from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/09/oth_290869.shtml
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Labonte going about business of winning title

...Dale Earnhardt with four races left this year. But Gordon, who has considerable respect for Labonte and crew chief Jimmy Makar, said last year's runners-up to Dale Jarrett are prepared to win the title. "I think between Mark Martin, Dale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/22/oth_301671.shtml
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