Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


Like father, like son? Junior and his dad share same taste in crew chiefs

One of the interesting pairings everyone will keep a keen eye on next season is Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his new crew chief Greg Ives. As many of you know, 2014 was the last year for Steve Letarte as Dale Jr.'s crew chief. Steve is moving up to the TV booth when NBC returns to NASCAR beginning next year.  I think the challenge is going to be on Greg. Let's face it, he has some pretty...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NNS: Earnhardt-Miller says JR Motorsports has been “Labor of Love” to become champions

For most eyes focused on JR Motorsports, the road to a championship with Chase Elliott began 12 months ago, when JRM was able to sign NAPA Auto Parts to a deal to sponsor Elliott. “This year having NAPA on board, really 12 months ago not really having anything together for Chase or this team, it’s kind of surreal to be here and be champions with an 18-year-old driver and a sponsor...
Via On Pit Road
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Earnhardt, Hendrick score emotional win at Martinsville

Ten years. That’s how long since the Hendrick Motorsports plane crash, near Martinsville, which took the lives of 10 innocent victims. Among...
Via Athlon Sports
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Morphs Into Talking Car, Scares Bystanders (Video)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the track at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday with a brand-new paint scheme on his car. Before the race, though, he decided to have a little fun with his new ride. Earnhardt Jr.’s crew rolled out the No. 88 car in a random nearby parking lot, and as you might expect, a few passersby were a bit curious at the sight. When they went over to investigate, though...
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. ‘Gonna Drink A Lot Of Beer’ After Martinsville Win (Video)

After Sunday, Dale Earnhardt Jr. could care less about being eliminated from the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup. He has his grandfather clock, and that’s all that matters. Almost 10 years to the day of a plane crash that killed 10 people, including the son of Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick, Earnhardt claimed the unconventional trophy for winning at Martinsville Speedway...
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Goody’s Expands Partnership With NASCAR’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. Through 2017

Goody’s®announced today that it is expanding its partnership with Dale Earnhardt Jr., the most popular driver in NASCAR. Beginning in 2015, and extending through 2017, Earnhardt will drive the No. 88 Goody’s car in one race each year in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. This marks the first time Earnhardt —who has been a spokesperson for Goody’s for the past two years—will drive...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

How much will Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr. eliminations affect NASCAR audience?

One way to look at Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway is it was a terrific day for NASCAR because the sport got a walkoff-type, dramatic moment when Brad Keselowski won the race on a green-white-checkered finish to save his chances at the 2015 champoinship. That’s the optimistic view. The other point of […]
Via Monday Morning Crew Chief
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN to Feature a Candid Dale Jr. Interview Sunday on "NASCAR Countdown"

The son of a legend and NASCAR’s most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has enjoyed a resurgence in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this year. In a visit to the remains of a North Carolina dirt track where his father and grandfather were stars, the normally guarded Earnhardt opens up like never before with ESPN’s Marty Smith on a variety of topics, including his career, maturity...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

BI-LO, Ragú® and Charlotte Motor Speedway to Celebrate Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Birthday at the Bank of America 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will celebrate his 40th birthday during the Oct. 9-11 Bank of America 500 weekend and fans can join the fun at the Dale Jr. Birthday Pit Party presented by BI-LO on Saturday, Oct. 11. The pre-race pit party will include a concert by The Band Perry, the 2014 Academy of Country Music Vocal Group of the Year, along with performances by Parmalee and Jimmy Wayne. Earnhardt...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets profane, inspiring text from his mom

Brenda Gee, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr., sent her son a pretty inspiring text after his 9th place finish at the Brickyard 400.
Via Gamedayr
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

CM Punk opens up about leaving WWE

Wrigley renovation may be delayed

Steelers could have been America's Team

John Beilein upset with ESPN

Should Washington move on from RG3?

Dominic Raiola fined for cheap shots

Game of the week: Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos

Rose leaves with injury again

WATCH: Pierce signs for fan during game

Report: McCoy to start over RG3

Braxton Miller headed to Oregon?

10 most one-sided college football rivalries

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.