Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 9/16/14

CONCORD, NC - JANUARY 20: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet looks on during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway, held at Hendrick Motorsports, on January 20, 2010 in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images)
Dale Earnhardt Jr. suffered a concussion during the 25 car pile up on the final lap at Talladega Superspeedway two weekends ago. He was advised not to race last weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway; instead Regan Smith took his place in the No.88.Earnhardt Jr. visited the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center on Tuesday to see how his head was recovering. According to his sister Kelley Earnhardt, who accompanied him to the medical facility along with Jr.’s girlfriend Amy Reimann and Dr. Jerry Petty she said that Dale is progressing as planned and if he continues to he should be back in his No.88 Chevrolet by Martinsville. She updated all of Jr. Nation on the Jr. Nation website:“Dale has been following the doctor’s orders to rest up. The doctor did relax his orders a little last week and allowed him to watch some television and play a little video games. He’s not suppose to “stress” his brain, LOL. We spent the day Tuesday in Pittsburgh at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center...
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