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Dale Earnhardt Jr. ruled out for remainder of 2016 season #NASCAR

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s concussion recovery will continue into 2017, as far as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is concerned. The sport’s most popular driver will miss the rest of the 2016 season. Hendrick Motorsports announced the decision Friday. Jeff Gordon and Alex Bowman will drive the team’s No. 88 Chevy for the 12 races remaining

Dale Earnhardt Jr. lands Nationwide as new Cup sponsor

 Dale Earnhardt Jr., who has several races unsponsored for 2014, shouldn’t have that problem beginning in 2015 as Nationwide Insurance has signed to sponsor the sport’s most popular driver. Nationwide will sponsor Earnhardt at Hendrick Motorsports for 12 races in 2015 and 13 races each in 2016 and 2017. As long as Earnhardt continues his

Dale Earnhardt Jr. explains real reason he played JV basketball

Dale Earnhardt Jr. didn’t try to play junior varisty basketball because he thought he was a baller. He just wanted to get off campus from the Oak Ridge (N.C.) Military School. Earnhardt posted a “throwback Thursday” photo of his junior varsity team. He’s the short one on the left side of the photo. The photo

NASCAR – Sprint Cup – STP 500 Preview and Complete Standings

Date: Sunday, March 30 Start Time: 1 p.m. ET Site: Martinsville Speedway — Martinsville, Va. Track: 0.526-mile oval Laps: 500 Miles: 263 Capacity: 65,000 (Grandstand Seating) Total purse: Payouts: Year: 65th On TV: FOX Announcers: On Radio: Motor Racing Network (MRN)/SIRIUS NASCAR Radio Race record: Jeff Gordon, 1996 (82.223 mph) Qualifying record: Denny Hamlin, 2013

Food city 500: Dale Earnhardt Jr.: NASCAR is bigger than me

 He may overwhelmingly be NASCAR’s most popular driver, but Dale Earnhardt Jr. says the sport is bigger than any one person. There is a common belief that as Dale Earnhardt Jr. goes so does NASCAR, which leads to an increase in television ratings. Although a lot of pressure on the shoulders of one individual, it’s

For Dale Earnhardt Jr., winning is the final step

 Driver, crew chief confident entering final season together He feels the burn whenever he sees one of those season-in-review videos, the kind featuring a montage of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers and their accomplishments over the past year. The images blend from one into another, but so many are the same — celebratory burnouts, sprayed

NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings – Dillon will start from the pole in Sunday’s Daytona 500

 Our long national nightmare is over: The NASCAR off-season has ended and it’s finally time to get back to racing.  Denny Hamlin kicked things off Saturday night with a victory in the Sprint Unlimited under the lights at Daytona International Speedway, and the next day Austin Dillon won the pole for the Daytona 500. Game