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Who would have thought we see a day when one of the most popular drivers in the history of NASCAR Dale Earnhardt Jr., couldn’t get a sponsor. It coast millions of dollars to sponsor a NASCAR team, Earnhardt Jr. has always been a fan favorite. Dale Earnhardt Jr. still has 13 races that are not sponsored for 2013, but team owner Rick Hendrick doesn’t seem all that worried. Team owner Hendrick is worth a lot of money, he made a ton of money with all his car dealerships. In the worse case scenario Hendrick could come up with the cash to get Earnhardt Jr. through the 2013 season. It is just hard to believe that sponsors wouldn’t be lining up to have their name put on Earnhardt Jr.’s car. The guy gets a lot of coverage when he is on the track. I’ll bet before the season starts they have all the sponsors they need. After all this is Dale Earnhardt Jr. who is one of the most popular NASCAR drivers out there.
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NASCAR’s most popular driver is in need of sponsorship for 13 races in 2013. Team owner Rick Hendrick is not concerned that the No. 88 car is currently bare for some events.
“We’ve got a lot of good opportunities,” Hendrick said during Wednesday’s stop of the Sprint Media Tour. “The way we’re positioned, the car is covered until the end of the summer. I don’t have...
Don’t expect Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s car to look like this in an actual points paying Sprint Cup Series race in 2013. Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR.
By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
Batten down the hatches, sound the alarms, raise the white flag. NASCAR’s most popular driver is currently sponsorless for 13 races this season, and if a...
Dale Earnhardt Jr. remains bullish on NASCAR.
Although the sport's most popular driver still has inventory for sale on the No. 88 Chevrolet, Earnhardt believes "things are on the upswing."
"We have a unique, limited amount of races to fill, and those packages aren't the most exciting propositions for corporate America to come in and do an eight-race deal...
For Dale Earnhardt Jr., January 11th is a day he won't soon forget.
Less than an hour into the drafting session of Preseason Thunder, Junior tagged the back of Marcos Ambrose's Ford in an attempt to bump draft with the new Generation 6 car and wiped out two-thirds of the field.
Junior learned a valuable lesson from his outing.
"Our cars don't line up quite as...
CHARLOTTE Tucked away in an off-limits-to-the-public building on the sprawling Hendrick Motorsports campus which could best be described as Rick Hendricks man cave, Dale Earnhardt Jr. set up in his seat.
NASCARs 10-time winner of the Most Popular Driver Award fastened the second button on a white shirt adorned with the HMS logo on one side and sponsor National Guard on the other...