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One of the biggest stories in sports that has really flown under the radar on the national scene is the prolonged absence of NASCAR’s most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr, due to a concussion injury. Earnhardt’s concussion was believed to be suffered in June at Michigan International Speedway and he hasn’t raced since July. Show More Summary
Dale Earnhardt Jr. last raced at Kentucky in July. (Getty) Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be on your television in more than just commercials for the next two Sundays. Junior will serve as a guest analyst for NBC during their coverage of Talladega on Sunday and next week’s race at Martinsville. Show More Summary
Earnhardt will share his restrictor-plate expertise with viewers during Sunday’s NASCAR race at Talladega. One of NASCAR's all-time best restrictor-plate drivers won't be on the track during Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway, but Dale Earnhardt Jr. Show More Summary
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is continuing to build his collection of meaningful memorabilia during his time off from NASCAR. In a Twitter post on (...)
Jeffrey Earnhardt has four top-30 finishes in 17 races in 2016. (AP) Jeffrey Earnhardt is set to pay homage to his grandfather for the second time this season. Earnhardt, the grandson of seven-time Sprint Cup Series champion Dale Earnhardt and nephew of Dale Earnhardt Jr., is racing for BK Racing at Talladega. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Alex Bowman has been substituting for the sidelined Dale Earnhardt Jr. behind the wheel of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and Earnhardt has been impressed by Bowman’s performance. Bowman continued in that substitute role at Kansas Speedway this past weekend that culminated in Sunday’s running [...]
Dale Earnhardt Jr. seems to be making the most of his time off the race track. The NASCAR star recently told fans on Twitter about some (...)
Another Sprint Cup title would tie Jimmie Johnson with Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty for the all-time record. Dale Earnhardt Jr. is rooting for Jimmie Johnson to prevail in the Chase for the Sprint Cup and win a seventh championship,...Show More Summary
Alex Bowman hopes filling in for Dale Earnhardt Jr. leads to a full-time opportunity next season. As is typical each fall, the Chase for the Sprint Cup becomes the center of the NASCAR universe. It's an understandable spotlight considering...Show More Summary
Earnhardt needed a relief driver and Stewart volunteered. Dale Earnhardt Jr. was to give fans who had contributed $8,000 to the Dale Earnhardt Jr. Foundation a ride around Charlotte Motor Speedway in a two-seater stock car on Tuesday...Show More Summary
It has been a bouncy ride for the Hendrick Motorsports gang this NASCAR season. Concussion-related issues have sidelined Dale Earnhardt Jr. for the rest of the year. Inconsistency again squeezed Kasey Kahne out of the Chase. Uncharacteristic miscues have marked an erratic run for six-time Cup champion...
By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. was in attendance at Dover (Del.) International Speedway during the Oct. 1-2 Sprint Cup and Xfinity series race weekend. Earnhardt has been sidelined the last couple of months because of a concussion and will miss the remainder of the 2016 season as his recovery [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chevrolet teams — the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing team of Kevin Harvick, the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team with Jeff Gordon as a substitute for Dale Earnhardt Jr., the No. 47 JTG Daugherty team of A.J. Allmendinger, the No. 27 Richard Childress Racing team of Paul Menard [...]
Earnhardt, who’s still recovering from a concussion, will attend the NASCAR races this weekend at Dover. Although he won't be competing, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be in attendance for Saturday's Xfinity Series race and Sunday's SprintShow More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced during his Dale Jr. Download podcast on Monday that he would be in attendance this weekend at Dover (Del.) International Speedway for both the NASCAR Xfinity and Sprint Cup series races at the track. “It’s going to be different and tough and maybe not a ton of fun,” [...]
Dale Earnhardt Jr. won’t be back in the No. 88 car this season, but he will return to the track. On Monday, the 41-year-old who’s been sidelined with a concussion since July said he will watch the NASCAR Sprint Cup race from the pit box at Dover International Speedway on Sunday. “It’s going to be different and […]
Earnhardt is recovering from his third concussion in four years. In an encouraging sign as he continues to recover from a concussion, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will attend and watch this weekend's NASCAR Xfinity and Sprint Cup races at Dover...Show More Summary
Training, technique, mental preparation, what race day is like... and what goes through the mind of one of the sport's elite pit crew members.
Sidelined NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. spoke during NBCSN’s pre-race show last weekend on his continued recovery. Earnhardt has been sitting out since July due to concussion symptoms. The worst part, for someone whose life revolves around racing, has been the lack of purpose. Read more...