Tag Archive: Dale Earnhardt Jr

Oct 20

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to be in NBC booth for Talladega and Martinsville

Blog word.

Junior will serve as a guest analyst for NBC during their coverage of Talladega on Sunday and next week’s race at Martinsville. “I’m excited to see these races from a different vantage point and hopefully offer some insight to the viewers,” Earnhardt said in a statement. “I thoroughly enjoyed my opportunity to broadcast the Xfinity …

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Feb 14

Quick takeaways from the Sprint Unlimited


• Dale Earnhardt Jr. was caught up in Brian Vickers’ crash in the first segment and the whole right side of Junior’s car was torn off. But instead of packing it up and heading back to the garage because it wasn’t a points paying event, the No. 88 team fixed up the car and Junior …

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Oct 24

Dale Earnhardt Jr. medically cleared to race


Dale Earnhardt Jr. will return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend at Martinsville, Va., after being medically cleared for competition. Since being diagnosed with a concussion following the Oct. 7 race at Talladega, Ala., Earnhardt has participated in a rehabilitation program directed by Charlotte neurosurgeon Dr. Jerry Petty. Throughout the process, Petty consulted …

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Jun 17

Earnhardt Jr. ends drought with win in Michigan


BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) After four years and 143 races – the agonizing near-misses and all those questions about when he might finally win again – Dale Earnhardt Jr. was alone in his car, comfortably ahead of the field and only a few minutes from victory. ”That was the worst feeling, riding around there with 15 …

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Jul 30

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Does NASCAR Need Him to Succeed for the Circuit to Prosper?


Generally in the world of sports, the most historically successful teams are the most popular ones. The New York Yankees, Montreal Canadiens and Los Angeles Lakers immediately come to mind. In NASCAR, there are two all-time greats currently on the Sprint Cup circuit in Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson. Interestingly enough, their success hasn’t led …

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Jan 27

NGNG: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Admits That His Father’s Death Has Impacted His Performance


This really doesn’t come as a shock to me because losing a family member right in front of your eyes has to take a toll on you. But let’s be honest; Dale Jr. is an average driver to begin with and he is not the type of driver that can perform at a high level with something like this on his mind. “After that happened I never wanted to see another…

May 29

A “key role” in HMS’s research and development group

So the much anticipated firing of Tony Eury Jr came down this morning. Well, it really isn’t a firing since he’s going to be filling a “key role” in R&D. What in the hell is that? Is he going to do testing on which coffee works best in the break room? Or is he gonna be the guy that taste’s the oils to find out which one taste more like chicken? For a guy that couldn’t adjust a car right, this will be interesting. Anywho, the trainwreck that was the “family” racing team is over. Eury Jr is being replaced by Brian Whitesell. Whitesell most recently was Brad Keselowski’s crew chief at Darlington. Good luck with that Brian. Obviously, I don’t think there is a job that is more pressure in NASCAR.

May 26

Rain Shortened Coca-Cola 600 Proves One Thing To Jr Nation


Dale Earnhardt Jr doesn’t have much to show for this season except a second place finish at Talladega and top 10 runs at Las Vegas (10th) and Martinsville (8th).