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NASCAR newsmaker

Tony Eury Sr. found himself in a tough spot last week when his son, Tony Eury Jr. (above), was fired as Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief at Hendrick Motorsports. Eury Sr. still works for Earnhardt as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/04/nas_526407.shtml
Nascar
Earnhardt Jr. captures DieHard 250

...challenged during the day. "We were just awesome," said an elated Earnhardt. "Tony Eury Sr. (crew chief) and Tony Eury Jr. told me this car was going to be awesome today. They were right." Trailing Earnhardt across the line in second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/06/oth_232691.shtml
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Owner isn't going to break up team

...Rick Hendrick won't split Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his embattled crew chief despite their slow start to the season. Tony Eury Jr. has always been under intense scrutiny as crew chief for NASCAR's most popular driver, but it has hit a new level...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/26/nas_515919.shtml
Nascar
Junior accepts blame for start

...the heat. He can handle it. Just lay off his cousin, please. Earnhardt on Friday reiterated his fierce loyalty to Tony Eury Jr., his oft-criticized crew chief. Eury has occasionally drawn fire for Earnhardt's failure to win a Cup championship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/21/nas_515408.shtml
Nascar
Waltrip gears up for work changes

...Waltrip will have his third different crew chief in less than a year when he returns for the 2005 season. He's hoping Tony Eury Jr., who helped Dale Earnhardt Jr. finish fifth in the Nextel Cup Series standings this year, will finally give him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/09/nas_436738.shtml
Nascar
Fans are impatient with Earnhardt's results

...concerned with the amount of attention -- and blame -- his team gets every weekend. When he doesn't win, crew chief Tony Eury Jr. often is the brunt of the criticism. "The fans are real hard on Tony Jr.," Earnhardt said. "... He doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/10/nas_194336.shtml
Nascar
Junior, longtime crew chief split up

...new crew chief starting with this weekend's race at Dover because of a slump that has dragged deep into the season. Tony Eury Jr. was removed as crew chief of Earnhardt's No. 88 team Thursday. The two are cousins and have worked together during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/29/nas_525761.shtml
Nascar
Junior takes responsibility for lack of success, turmoil

...all-time low. On Wednesday night, team owner Rick Hendrick had had enough, firing Earnhardt's long-time crew chief Tony Eury Jr. in a move to try to salvage the season. "It's never Junior. It's always the crew chief," said Busch, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/30/nas_525886.shtml
Nascar
Earnhardt Jr. tries out another new crew chief

...Scanners no longer sizzle with tirades between him and Tony Eury Sr., his uncle and long-time crew chief, and Tony Eury Jr., his cousin and car chief. And Earnhardt Jr.'s team is worse for it: They're winless in 11 starts heading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/29/nas_454545.shtml
Nascar
What's new is old for Earnhardt Jr.

...the teams don't have matching uniforms and the fenders are without sponsorship decals. For Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Tony Eury Jr., it's the perfect place to start over. Far away from the hustle of the top-10 cars, the cousins can work on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/12/nas_55447.shtml
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