Kevin Harvick’s crew chief, Rodney Childers, takes on a Twitter hater

Rodney Childers is widely regarded as one of NASCAR's top crew chiefs.

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In two years as Kevin Harvick’s crew chief, Rodney Childers has guided the Stewart-Haas Racing driver to a Sprint Cup championship, a runner-up points finish, eight wins and a level of consistency unmatched by any other driver in NASCAR’s top series.

For at least one fan, however, all that success pales in comparison to Harvick’s No. 4 car failing post-qualifying inspection for the Daytona 500 — a situation that prompted Childers to quickly shoulder the blame.

Childers, one of the most congenial guys you’ll find in the garage, offered this tongue-in-cheek response to his newest critic:

Appropriately, one of the sport’s all-time greatest crew chiefs quickly jumped to Childers’ defense: