Found January 12, 2013 on
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Martin Truex, Jr.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
What have we learned after three days of testing with 34 teams at Daytona International Speedway?
1. The bump-drafting era is over at restrictor plate tracks with the Generation 6 car
After Dale Earnhardt Jr. tapped the back of Marcos Ambrose on Friday, 12 cars were collected out of an 18-car drafting pack. Earnhardt insists the bumpers between the two manufacturers (Chevy and Ford) simply didn't line up. Martin Truex Jr. posted the third-fastest lap on Friday (199.212 mph) afternoon but the team packed up after he was collected in the "big one" during that session.
Still, from the two days Truex spent on the track, he believes drafting will be "more like it used to be. There were no two-car tandems," Truex said. "It was somewhat difficult to get on a guy's bumper and push him, but again you get that little air bubble between you and you could get a guy rolling and get a guy moving in front of you and give him some good momentum and make some pas...
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Through his company, Dale Jr. Foods, NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will soon have his very own brand of potato chips.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. started a 12-car accident at Daytona International Speedway that essentially shut down a three-day test session.
NASCAR's most popular driver tapped Marcus Ambrose as they drove across the back straightaway, lifting him "like a forklift" and turning him into the wall. Ambrose's car bounced back across the track and...
KLN Family Brands, the Minnesota company that makes Barrel O’Fun snacks, announced a new partnership with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. that will begin with the launch of four flavors of potato chips.
Fans will be able to try out Crispy Original, Carolina Barbecue, Creole & Green Onion, and Zesty Jalapeno.
KLN, which is family-owned and had sales of about $300 million in...
NASCAR teams took to the track this weekend as pre-season testing got underway this week at Daytona. Fan favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr. met the media, discussing various topics on the upcoming 2013 season.When asked about how the Gen-6 car feels, Junior stated “It is pretty similar to what we have had here in the past. This place is pretty smooth as far as bumps and handling there...
A 12 car accident during the second day of testing at the Daytona International Speedway put a damper on the Preseason Thunder. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Marcos Ambrose got together to cause the wreck, below is reaction from Team Chevy drivers Jeff Gordon, Jamie McMurray, and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. on the wreck and how testing has been going for them.
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END...