Message from Larry

August 27,2014

After his third win of the season at Bristol Saturday night, I think it is a fair statement to say Joey Logano has caught teammate Brad Keselowski at Team Penske. I am not a big believer that a multi-car team has to have a No. 1 driver. We see it time and time again at places like Joe Gibbs Racing or Hendrick Motorsports where a different driver will get hot for a period of time and be on top, only to be replaced when a teammate gets hotter.

I don’t even know if Brad and Joey are in competition over at Team Penske for any type of top-billing stature. If you take away 2012 when Brad won his championship, both Brad and Joey have had fairly matching careers.

What I do see between Brad and Joey is a great relationship. We all saw it the other night at Bristol when Brad came to Victory Lane to congratulate Joey on his win. We’ve seen the same thing out of Joey when Brad wins.

Joey’s right there to be one of the first to congratulate Brad. I truly believe they take to heart the philosophy of two drivers/one team. Their working together complements and helps both programs. It’s the blind obvious that there is strength in having a good solid relationship with your teammate on and off the racetrack.

Let’s face it: Race teams are like kids. One team is like one team. Two teams are like two teams but three teams are like having 10 teams. Then having four teams is like having 20.

Yes, there is always strength in numbers but it does get harder to control once you make the decision to move past two teams. As it stands right now, Team Penske is showing how two drivers can truly mesh, share information, support each other and lean on each other.

Larry Mac 

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21 NASCAR Winston Cup Pole Positions as Crew Chief

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Generally regarded as one of the greatest Crew Chiefs in NASCAR history, Larry McReynolds’ career spans the last 39 years, during which time he has guided a number of the sport’s top drivers to the pinnacle of racing, as well as having served as a world-wide ambassador to motorsports through his work as a television commentator, motivational speaker and philanthropist. Since his first win at Watkins Glenn in 1988 with Ricky Rudd, Larry’s ability to develop, motivate and lead teams to success at the sport’s highest level has set him apart. Over the course of his 17 year career as a Crew Chief, Larry had the opportunity to work with NASCAR greats Ernie Irvan, Dale Earnhardt Sr., and Davey Allison, whose now famous #28 Texaco Ford captured 11 wins and 3 poles in a single season under Larry’s watchful eye.

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Perhaps, however, the greatest and most well documented accomplishment of Larry’s career as Crew Chief came in 1998, when Larry guided Dale Earnhardt Sr. to his first and only Daytona 500 victory. All-in-all, Larry and his teams finished in the Top-10 in an incredible 47% of the races in which they competed, amassing 23 victories (including two Daytona 500 victories and back-to-back Winston All Star race wins), and 21 poles. Today, Larry McReynolds serves the sport of NASCAR as lead analyst for the Sprint Cup Series on Fox, Fox Sports 1, and TNT, as well as team owner of Larry McReynolds Racing, a recently developed team that seeks to build sponsorships and opportunities for some of the sports most promising young drivers, including Larry’s son Brandon McReynolds.

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23 NASCAR WINSTON CUP WINS AS CREW CHIEF

Achievements

NASCAR Crew Chief Highlights:

  • 23 NASCAR Winston Cup Victories
  • 21 NASCAR Winston Cup Pole Positions
  • 2 Daytona 500 Wins (1992 & 1998)
  • 2 Consecutive NASCAR All-Star Race Wins (1991 & 1992)
  • 122 Top-5 NASCAR Winston Cup Finishes
  • 209 Top-10 NASCAR Winston Cup Finishes

Crew Chief Awards:

  • 5-Time Consecutive Copenhagen/Skoal All Pro Crew Chief Award Recipient (1991 – 1995)
  • UAW GM Teamwork Award of Excellence Recipient (1998)

Hall of Fame Inductions:

  • 2008 Inductee to the Oceanside Rotary Club Hall of Fame in Daytona Beach Florida
  • 2013 Inductee to the Alabama Auto Racing Pioneers Hall of Fame

 

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partnershiplogosAs one of the sport’s most visible and respected television commentators, as well as a NASCAR team owner, Larry McReynolds is uniquely positioned to deliver partners with the media assets and deliverables necessary to achieve a variety of corporate goals and objectives. Whether it be increased brand awareness, enhanced consumer loyalty, customer hospitality and appreciation, or employee incentives, Larry McReynolds’ popularity amongst motorsports fans worldwide, may be leveraged to reinforce and build upon a partners’ existing marketing efforts to provide an aggressive return-on-investment. From traditional marketing efforts to experiential on-track opportunities, numerous partnership opportunities are available to fit any budget, including:

  • Television and Radio Commercials
  • Social Media Promotions
  • On-Track Corporate Sponsorship and Brand Development
  • Corporate Appearances and Trade Show Events
  • Motivational Speaking
  • At-Race Hospitality

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