Dale Earnhardt Jr. lays favorite car ‘Amelia’ to rest following bang-ups at Talladega

Baseball players have their favorite baseball bats. Hockey players have their favorite sticks. Basketball players have their favorite shoes. NASCAR drivers have their favorite cars. Dale Earnhardt Jr. will have to find a new favorite car, because he is putting his beloved “Amelia” to retirement. Earnhardt said on Tuesday he is sending his car, which he affectionately calls...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the 'Dega dilemma: 'There's no real fix'

There is no way to "fix" Talladega Superspeedway and eliminate the huge, multi-car crashes that occur at the fast 2.66-mile oval.At least not without potentially making the action a whole lot less exciting.And that isn't a random opinion, it comes straight from an expert source.Dale Earnhardt Jr., the most successful restrictor-plate racer of this generation, said Tuesday morning...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. explains what caused his steering wheel to detach

Hendrick Motorsports driver tells SiriusXM NASCAR Radio what happened Sunday at Talladega.
Via CSN Chicago
5 hours ago

Dale Earnhardt Jr. says no need for ‘knee-jerk reaction’ to Talladega incidents

Dale Earnhardt Jr. said that everybody just need to chill and there doesnt need to be a knee-jerk reaction to the accidents in last weekends race at Talladega Superspeedway. Earnhardt made his comments Tuesday on The Morning Drive on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. NASCAR has stated Monday it is investigating the incidents at Talladega that included […]
Via CSN Chicago
6 hours ago

Will Dale Earnhardt Jr., other top stars get shut out this year?

Will this be the year NASCAR sees a reduction in the number of race winners and some of the sport's biggest stars shut out of Victory Lane?Last year after the first 10 races of the year, there were eight different winners. So far this season, just six different winners have won in the opening 10 races.All told, there are five active drivers who combined to win 17 races in 2015, but...
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NASCAR America: Dale Jr.’s steering wheel comes off mid-race at Talladega

Dale Earnhardt Jr. pulled his steering wheel off during a caution at Talladega.
Via CSN Chicago
20 hours ago

NASCAR investigating Talladega accidents, Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s steering wheel

NASCAR's Steve O'Donnell tells SiriusXM NASCAR Radio that officials are already looking into Sunday's incidents where cars got airborne.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

NSCS: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Has Rough Day at ‘Dega

One of the GEICO 500 race favorites, Dale Earnhardt Jr., a.k.a. The King of Plate Racing, had a rough day at one of his best tracks. In 33 trips to the 2.66 mile track in Alabama, Earnhardt, Jr. has six wins, 12 top-five and 16 top-ten finishes. He entered Sunday’s race as the defending race winner. The day was going okay, not great, for the driver of the No. 88, however, everything...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt loses steering wheel, amazingly still steers car

Sunday’s Geico 500 race at Talladega Superspeedway was one that Dale Earnhardt Jr. would probably like to block out from memory. Earnhardt crashed twice and ended up with a last-place finish (40th). It started when his car spun out 50 laps into the race, which he was able to recover from. Then, shortly after he returned, Carl Edwards’ tire blew which caused him to spin into...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dale Jr. plans to donate brain for concussion research

NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced on Twitter Saturday night that he plans on donating his brain for concussion research. Earnhardt Jr. was responding to a Twitter user who tweeted him Sports Illustrated’s story on three former Oakland Raiders donating their brains to concussion research. The 41-year-old tweeted he plans on donating organs as well, saying he’s “donating...
Via The Comeback
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

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