Friday marked the first time Earnhardt felt like his health was improving. Shortly before Jeff Gordon took his first laps in Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s No. 88 car Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NASCAR's most popular driver provided...Show More Summary
With his longtime team in need of a driver, Jeff Gordon quickly said yes when asked to substitute for an ailing Dale Earnhardt Jr. The text messages were succinct and conveyed an urgency of a situation that had unexpectedly developed...Show More Summary
Readers react to the news NASCAR’s most popular driver is sidelined with concussion-like symptoms and Jeff Gordon is returning to fill-in for Earnhardt. A week ago the mailbag focused almost exclusively on the apprehension fans were feeling whether Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s summer slide would knock him right out of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Show More Summary
Jeff Gordon is making his return to the Sprint Cup Series on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Hendrick Motorsports announced Wednesday the four-time Sprint Cup Series champion would take the place of Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the No. Show More Summary
With Dale Earnhardt Jr. sidelined with concussion-like symptoms, Jeff Gordon will drive the next two Sprint Cup races and possibly more. Through the year-long goodbye that included assorted gifts ranging from bourbon to wine, Shetland...Show More Summary
Gordon’s back, back again. Gordon’s back, tell a friend. Beloved four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon is coming out of retirement to drive Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s car at Indianapolis and Pocono while Earnhardt recovers from concussion-like symptoms. Read more...
NASCAR fans will get a blast from the past this weekend when Jeff Gordon comes out of retirement to temporarily replace injured driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports car. Hendrick Motorsports confirmed the news to Fox Sports Wednesday morning, noting Gordon will take Earnhardt’s place for at least the next two races. […]
With Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the shelf due to concussion-like symptoms, Jeff Gordon will come out of retirement to drive the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Indianapolis and Pocono over the next...Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Hendrick Motorsports announced Wednesday morning that Dale Earnhardt Jr., who missed the New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon on July 17 because of concussion-like symptoms, will miss at least two additional NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races — Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the July 31 race at Pocono Raceway [...]
Earnhardt is continuing to experience concussion-like symptoms and will sit out the next two NASCAR races. Dale Earnhardt will sit out the next two NASCAR races as he continues to experience concussion-like symptoms, Hendrick Motorsports...Show More Summary
Jeff Gordon is back in the Cup Series (Getty Images). Jeff Gordon is making his return to the Sprint Cup Series on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Hendrick Motorsports announced Wednesday the four-time Sprint Cup Series champion would take the place of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Show More Summary
Rick Hendrick made the suggestion in casual conversation with Jeff Gordon. Call it a desperation pass. “What are you doing next week?” he said, trying to find a fallback plan in case Dale Earnhardt Jr. is unable to drive for a second consecutive week because of continued concussion-like symptoms....
This renewal of the Brickyard 400 may be the most charged in years. Will Dale Earnhardt Jr. zip up the No. 88 Nationwide fire suit? Will Jeff Gordon don a new number the way Michael Jordan once wore the No. 45? Will the No. 88 car fall...Show More Summary
Your browser does not support iframes. Earnhardt Jr. said he has been experiencing nausea and balance issues (Getty). Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn’t second-guessing missing Sunday’s race at New Hampshire. Junior, who missed the race because of concussion worries, said he would not have been able to drive the car because of the way he was feeling. Show More Summary
Earnhardt Jr. said he has been experiencing nausea and balance issues (Getty). Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn’t second-guessing missing Sunday’s race at New Hampshire. Junior, who missed the race because of concussion worries, said he would not have been able to drive the car because of the way he was feeling. Show More Summary
Earnhardt is struggling with balance and nausea, he said on his weekly podcast. Dale Earnhardt Jr. is struggling with his balance and feeling nauseous, NASCAR's most popular driver disclosed on the Dale Jr. Download, a weekly podcast...Show More Summary
It wasn’t the finish he wanted, but Alex Bowman turned in a strong performance on Sunday. Alex Bowman competed in his 72nd career Sprint Cup race Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, but the circumstances made this start vastly different...Show More Summary
Jeff Gordon hasn’t been retired from the track very long, and he might already be looking for a way back in; rumor has it that he might step in for Dale Earnhardt Jr. at the Brickyard next weekend in Indianapolis. Earnhardt has been out of the race due to a concussion, and if he’s not... Show More Summary
Jeff Gordon is to drive the No. 88 car at Indianapolis and beyond until Earnhardt is ready to return. Team Rick Hendrick doesn't think Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s latest medical setback is career threatening and expects NASCAR's most popular...Show More Summary
Jeff Gordon is ready to pull his firesuit out of storage and come off the bench for one more shot at winning one of NASCAR’s crown jewel races. Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been parked for this weekend’s NASCAR race and more absences could be ahead. Gordon, the four-time NASCAR champion, could make...