The Daytona 500 is over, and Dale Jr. is off to South Korea.
History was made Sunday when the grandson of NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Richard Childress drove Dale Earnhardt Sr.’s famous No. 3 Chevrolet across the finish line of the Daytona 500, 20 years after Earnhardt won the same race. American Ethanol driver and spokesperson Austin Dillon took the legendary No. Show More Summary
Austin Dillon's victory comes 17 years to the day of Earnhardt's death in the 2001 Daytona 500 and 20 years after Earnhardt's lone Daytona 500 win.
By AMANDA VINCENT Twenty years ago, a seven-year-old Austin Dillon was in victory lane at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, trying to climb on the Harley J. Earle trophy that had eluded Dale Earnhardt for 20 years, until Earnhardt finally claimed his one and only Daytona 500 win in 1998. Fast-forward 20 years, and Dillon claimed [...]
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But the two will see each other at Daytona this weekend.
Jeffrey Earnhardt is racing in Sunday’s Daytona 500.
“No sport would be around without fans,” driver Ryan Blaney said.
For the first time in 18 years, the Daytona 500 doesn’t include Dale Jr.
Elliott's father Bill won the award 16 times from 1984-2002. With Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s streak over at 15-straight wins, it could be Chase's time to win.
Dale Jr.’s last race before retiring is still fresh in his mind.
Junior paid tribute to his dad in an ad featuring A.J. Croce singing his late father's 'I Got a Name'
Dale Jr. is getting ready for the Daytona 500, even though he’s not racing in it.
Jimmie Johnson was never really a serious contender in 2017 to push past Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty and win his record eighth NASCAR crown
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Alex Bowman wasted no time stepping into Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s old ride
Alex Bowman captured the pole in Daytona 500 qualifying on Sunday, his first race as Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s replacement. When Alex Bowman had finished making his lap in Daytona 500 qualifying on Sunday, crew chief Greg Ives came on the radio with a few questions for his driver. Show More Summary
Bowman is replacing Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the No. 88 car in 2018.
Alex Bowman, who replaced the retired Dale Earnhardt Jr. this off-season, captured the pole in Daytona 500 qualifying Sunday. Alex Bowman may not have an affinity for restrictor-plate racing like his predecessor, but the 24-year-old, who succeeded Dale Earnhardt Jr. Show More Summary