Dale Earnhardt Jr. won't be going to Rick Hendrick with a list of candidates to replace Steve Letarte as his crew chief in 2015.
On Wednesday, Letarte and NBC Sports announced that Letarte would be leaving his spot as Junior's crew chief following the end of the 2014 season to be an analyst for the network when it picks up NASCAR television coverage in 2015.
"I won't make any suggestions at all," Junior said Friday at Daytona's Presason Thunder. "I will leave that up to Rick (Hendrick), Doug (Duchardt). I would love to have input from Chad Knaus and Steve (Letarte). I think that Steve knows what makes this teamwork. Steve knows how I can be successful and how the individuals within the team can be successful. I think he'd be a good guy to sort of pick at and hope that Doug and Rick would include him in that conversation at times
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