MWR rewards crew with helmet stickers Few weeks in the 10-month NASCAR Sprint Cup season put as great of a spotlight on pit crew members as the next two weeks at Charlotte Motor Speedway. At Michael Waltrip Racing, success is measured on the crew helmets. This year MWR began awarding helmet stickers like college football teams.
The #55 helmets carry Aaron's Lucky Dog stickers, the #15 crew earns 5-hour ENERGY bottle decals and the #56 team receives NAPA Battery logos. "I'm a big fan of Ohio State football and have always liked the way the coaches reward big plays with buckeye stickers on the helmets," said MWR's pit coach Greg Miller. "We wanted to do something to reward the guys when they do something special on the crew."
Miller awards stickers to each crew member for the following: · A race with all stops under 13.49 seconds. · Action "above and beyond" the normal job. · A pit stop that moves the car into the top 10. · Car retains the lead during a pit stop. · At least two spots gained on pit lane while in the top 20.
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