Inside Hendrick HQ: Where the magic happens

Inside Hendrick HQ: Where the magic happens

At Darlington earlier this month, Rick Hendrick took his 200th NASCAR Cup victory. Diego Mejia visited the team's immense base in Charlotte, N.C, to find out what's behind the success

The 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup season was one of change at the top of the order, following five years of domination from the same driver and the same organisation. Jimmie Johnson and Hendrick Motorsports finally saw their title streak come to an end when Tony Stewart claimed his third Cup title, his first driving for his own squad in only its third year of operation.

However, one thing that didn't change was where the champion's cars were built, as Stewart ran both chassis and engines built by Hendrick Motorsports. They were undeniably key ingredients in his outfit's quick route to the top.

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