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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
Car of future is stuck in present

...crashed again on Sunday in the Nextel Cup Series race. He sustained a broken right shoulder blade. Team president Jimmy Makar said the final decision will be up to Stewart and his doctors. By starting the race, Stewart will be the driver of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/01/nas_83660.shtml
Nascar
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
Nascar
No big changes likely for NASCAR chase

...Racing from 1999-2003. Addington becomes only the fourth crew chief in the 13-year history of the No. 18 team. Jimmy Makar served as crew chief for Dale Jarrett (1993-94) and then Labonte (1995-2002) before being promoted to senior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/04/nas_436298.shtml
Nascar
Kahne's team hit with fine for brawl

...finished eighth in the Nextel Cup points standings last year and is currently sixth in this season's points race. Jimmy Makar, senior vice president for racing at Joe Gibbs Racing, the owner of Labonte's team, will serve as interim crew...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/15/nas_422251.shtml
Nascar
A surging Labonte hopes to regain Pocono touch

...and I am not wanting to do anything to change that." There already has been one big change. Overworked team manager Jimmy Makar gave up his crew-chief duties at the end of last season, and Gibbs hired Michael "Fatback" McSwain to call the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/06/nas_377700.shtml
Nascar
Jarrett ready to try for Pocono sweep

...not always qualify up front, but we have always seemed to have a decent car for the race." Labonte and crew chief Jimmy Makar were never better than in 1999. Labonte became the first driver since Tim Richmond in 1986 to sweep the Pocono races...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/26/nas_349710.shtml
Nascar
Labonte wins in Virginia

...We knew there'd be a lot of cautions there at the end, and thankfully we weren't one of them." Crew chief Jimmy Makar said his driver has a mean streak, but it rarely surfaces during a race. "Bobby is a good short-track driver...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/15/oth_338674.shtml
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Stewart going for three in a row at Homestead

...here. Stewart credits the team's strong showing at Homestead to the sharing of information between Zipadelli and Jimmy Makar, Labonte's crew chief. "Those guys talk to each other all the time," Stewart said. "I don't think there are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/09/oth_325250.shtml
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