NEWS & NOTES CUP DEBUT: Earnhardt made his Cup career debut on May 30, 1999, at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Then 24 years old, Earnhardt started the event eighth and finished 16th. Since then, he has tallied 19 wins, 11 pole positions, 108 top-five finishes and 189 top-10s in 480 career Cup starts. FIRST POLE POSITION: [...]
You could say Dale Earnhardt Jr. has some catching up to do. He’s winless at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where his Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon and Kasey Kahne boast a combined 15 victories. The track hasn’t spun Junior out. But he hasn’t quite conquered the 1.5-mile layout either. Earnhardt’s record is so-so: five [...]
POS Driver Car # MFG 1 Jimmie Johnson 48 Chevrolet 2 Joey Logano 22 Ford 3 Kyle Busch 18 Toyota 4 Kasey Kahne 5 Chevrolet 5 Kurt Busch 78 Chevrolet 6 Denny Hamlin 11 Toyota 7 Dale Earnhardt Jr 88 Chevrolet 8 Jamie McMurray 1 Chevrolet 9 Matt Kenseth 20 Toyota 10 Carl Edwards 99 [...]
Five-time is now four-time when it comes to the Sprint All-Star race. Coming into Saturday night’s race, Johnson was tied with Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt for most wins in the annual event with three wins. Johnson bided his time,Show More Summary
We sort through a lot of events and happenings around LA so you don’t have to. There’s a great lineup tonight, including a 30th anniversary celebration of Valley Girl, an art exhibition dedicated to a stretch of Beverly Boulevard, aShow More Summary
News & Notes SPRINT ALL-STAR RACE: Dale Earnhardt Jr. qualified for the All-Star Race by winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup event during the 2012 season. Earnhardt led five times for 95 laps to win at Michigan International Speedway on June 17, 2012. ALL-STAR VICTORY: Earnhardt made history on May 20, 2000, when he became the [...]
We all know just about anything musical that involves a submarine is destined for a Beatles reference, but Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. really goes into full on Fab Four mode with their video for Dark Water (off their newly released EP, Patterns). Show More Summary
The slick Detroit duo Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. released their Patterns EP last week, and we posted their tracks “If You Didn’t See Me (Then You Weren’t On The Dancefloor)” and “Hiding.” And now they’ve got a charming if slightly disjointed video for the EP track “Dark Water,” one that has the two band members [...]
Watch Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. perform a stripped-down version of "Dark Water."
Racing star Dale Earnhardt Jr. has to drive a Chevrolet SS-based race car in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series as part of his contract terms with Hendrick Motorsports, but it’s interesting to see that one of his personal rides off the track is the car that precedes the SS, the Pontiac G8. Pictured here is Earnhardt Jr.’s 2009 Pontiac...
Darlington Raceway walls always win. Ask any NASCAR driver, past or present. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series roars to action during the Bojangles’ Southern 500 May 11 at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina. When the popular circuit haulers roll into Darlington, teams will return to familiar territory. Show More Summary
NASCAR’s longest rack, the 2.66-mile tri-oval Talladega Superspeedway, began a lengthy history on 2000 acres with its inaugural race on September 14, 1969. Ever since then, NASCAR drivers have been challenged by the wide surface with 33-degree banking. Show More Summary
Detroit indie rockers Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. are currently on a U.S. tour in support of new EP Patterns (we recently posted “If You Didn’t See Me (Then You Weren’t On The Dancefloor)” and “Hiding“) but next week we will take them out of the clubs for a special set in an inspirational nature setting. [...]
NEWS & NOTES POINTS REPORT: Dale Earnhardt Jr. currently ranks third in the driver standings. He trails leader and teammate Jimmie Johnson by 59 points. After 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup races in the 2013 season, Earnhardt has recorded three top-five finishes and six top-10s. AT DARLINGTON: In 18 Sprint Cup Series starts at Darlington (S.C.) [...]
photos by Ryan Muir Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. @ MHOW 4/26/2013 From start to finish, the entire audience was moving and shaking as the guys pumped out bubble machines and confetti and broadcasted quirky cartoons on a massive overhead beach...
TALK ABOUT COMING TO TALLADEGA AND YOUR OUTLOOK FOR THIS WEEKEND: “Really have had a lot of success here, a lot of great runs. Always feel confident when we come here that we are going to have a good car, going to know how to use it and I think we feel that way coming [...]
Here’s some quick facts to get you ready for Sunday’s 188-lap showdown in Alabama. NASCAR’s largest track on the circuit, it’ll be the second of four plate races on the schedule for 2013. - Some say Dale Earnhardt, Jr., who was second in this year’s Daytona 500 is “overdue” for a plate race win. Not so fast.
NASCAR ’s longest rack, the 2.66-mile tri -oval Talladega Superspeedway, began a lengthy history on 2000 acres with its inaugural race on September 14, 1969. Ever since then, NASCAR drivers have been challenged by the wide surface with 33-degree banking. Show More Summary
Ever since Dale Earnhardt Jr. and several others, including his sister Kelley Earnhardt Miller, started JR Motorsports back in 2005, they have worked relentlessly to field a championship-caliber race car. Sure, the team, which also includes Rick Hendrick as a co-owner, has had its share of bright moments – Brad Keselowski’s back-to-back third-place finishes in [...]
It is safe to say that not only is it the die-hard Earnhardt faithful that would love to see Dale Earnhardt Jr. win a Sprint Cup title, but the grand majority of the NASCAR community would as well for obvious sentimental reasons. HeShow More Summary