Sports Illustrated recently reported that "private shifts" behind the scenes will oust Lance McGrew as crew chief of the No. 88 Hendrick Chevrolet driven by Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick has been committed to keeping the duo together, but change me be imminent.
Earnhardt has only three top-five finishes in 2010.
While speculation abounds, let us look at the most likely candidates to take over as crew chief for NASCAR's most popular driver.