Bowman is substituting for Earnhardt this weekend at Michigan. With Jeff Gordon unavailable due to a previous commitment, Hendrick Motorsports needed to find another substitute for Dale Earnhardt Jr. this weekend at Michigan International Speedway. The No. Show More Summary
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will have missed A Minimum of seven races in 2016 (Getty Images). You won’t be seeing Dale Earnhardt Jr. in a Sprint Cup car until the Richmond race at the earliest. Hendrick Motorsports said Wednesday that Earnhardt has not been cleared to resume racing by doctors for at least the next two race weekends. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss at least two more NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races — the Aug. 28Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn and the Sept. 4 Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway. Earnhardt continues to be sidelined by symptoms of a concussion that doctors believe he sustained in a crash [...]
Earnhardt will miss races at Michigan and Darlington; Alex Bowman and Jeff Gordon to substitute. Dale Earnhardt Jr. will remain sidelined for the next two Sprint Cup races as he continues to recover from a concussion, Hendrick Motorsports announced Wednesday. Earnhardt will miss this weekend’s race at Michigan International Speedway and Sept. Show More Summary
If Dale Earnhardt Jr. is not cleared to race at Michigan, Alex Bowman will drive the No. 88 car. If Dale Earnhardt Jr. remains sidelined recovering from a concussion, Jeff Gordon is not available to fill in next at Michigan International...Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Hendrick Motorsports confirmed Friday evening that if Dale Earnhardt Jr. remains sidelined for the Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, scheduled for Aug. 28, Alex Bowman, not Jeff Gordon, will be behind the wheel of the No. 88 HMS Chevrolet. Earnhardt continues to recover from symptoms of [...]
Jeff Gordon is making his 801st start on Saturday (AP). There’s no official word on Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s status for Michigan, but it’s clear that Jeff Gordon won’t be driving in his place if Junior can’t go. Gordon told NBC Sports that he wouldn’t be subbing for Junior next weekend if necessary because of a prior commitment. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT On Thursday, Dale Earnhardt Jr. posted a series of photos and videos on his Instragram account detailing the recovery process as he remains sidelined from NASCAR competition because of a concussion his doctors believe he sustained from a wreck June 12 at Michigan International Speedway. Earnhardt’s posts included a photo [...]
Earnhardt is rehabbing from his third concussion in four years. Shooting a basketball, catching a bouncing ball off a wall, and reading an eyechart while shaking his head back and forth are among the exercises Dale Earnhardt Jr. performs...Show More Summary
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss at least four races after a relatively harmless looking crash. Continue reading Dale Jr.'s latest concussion won't force retirement Dale Jr.'s latest concussion won't force retirement originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 07 Aug 2016 16:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Dale Earnhardt Jr. made his first appearance at a race track at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International on Friday since being sidelined for concussion-like symptoms. Earnhardt has missed the last three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races as Alex Bowman and then Jeff Gordon have filled-in as substitute drivers behind the wheel of the No. 88 Hendrick [...]
Dale Earnhardt Jr. came to spend time with his team at Watkins Glen on Friday (Getty). In his first public appearance since he was sidelined because of the effects of a concussion, Dale Earnhardt Jr. said there was no hard timeline for his return to the Sprint Cup Series because of the nature of his injury. Show More Summary
Four-time Sprint Cup champion Dale Earnhardt Jr. is out for additional two weeks following an earlier absence due to concussions. The NASCAR driver missed Indianapolis and Pocono races due to balance and sight issues which ultimately traced back to be resulting from concussions, a total of three-race absence to date including New Hampshire event in July.
Whether Dale Earnhardt Jr. should wait until next year to return, Jeff Gordon’s continued availability, and how Chris Buescher’s Pocono win impacts the Chase are among the topics in the weekly mailbag. Between Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s continued...Show More Summary
Doctors narrowed down the likely cause of NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s concussion to a crash on June 12 during the Sprint Cup race at Michigan. Today, his Hendrick Motorsports team announced that Jeff Gordon will continue to fill in for the next two races to allow Earnhardt to continue recovering. Read more...
GIF via NASCAR Jeff Gordon had a bit of a moment at Pocono with the seat belts in the No. 88 car, which must not have been locked in all the way. Either that or the car has become sentient and realizes that Dale Earnhardt Jr.—its regular driver—was not in that seat. One of those! Read more...
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss at least two more NASCAR Sprint Cup races while he recovers from a concussion. Earnhardt, who skipped the last three races, will sit out at Watkins Glen International in New York on Sunday and at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee on Aug. 20. Four-time series champion...
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss at least five races after his concussion (Getty Images). Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss at least two more Sprint Cup Series races because of a concussion Hendrick Motorsports said Tuesday that Jeff Gordon would fill in at Watkins Glen on Sunday and at Bristol on Aug. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Hendrick Motorsports released a statement on Tuesday announcing that Jeff Gordon will continue to serve as fill-in driver behind the wheel of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s No. 88 Chevrolet for at least two more NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International on Aug. 7 and at Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway on [...]