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Mixed feelings for Earnhardt

Based on the way he practiced on Friday and Saturday, Dale Earnhardt Jr. might have been happy to escape Sunday’s race with the 11th-place finish he recorded. But in the first Chase event, Earnhardt’s car was the strongest it had been all weekend, and the 11th-place result left him wanting more. “We weren’t very good in practice,” Earnhardt said after the race. “I was...

Dino Dale: Earnhardt Jr. admits love for Sue the T-Rex

Dale Earnhardt Jr. may be fast-approaching his 40th birthday, but earlier this week a trip to The Field Museum in Chicago made him feel like a kid at heart. Before getting started with the Chase Media Day on Thursday, Earnhardt Jr. and his girlfriend Amy Reimann made a trip to the museum to see one of the most famous and controversial dinosaurs, Sue the Tyrannosaurus Rex.  "...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Are recent finishes a bad sign for Sprint Cup title quest of Earnhardt Jr.?

For the first time all season, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has gone three races without a top-10 finish. So is he worried that the recent performance drop-off -- albeit a minor one -- is a bad sign for his bid to finally claim an elusive Sprint Cup Series title? Earnhardt Jr. crashed three weekends ago at Bristol, and finished an unimpressive 11th and 12th at Atlanta and Richmond the past...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Nationwide Expands Sponsorship of Dale Earnhardt Jr.

CONCORD, N.C. — Nationwide announced on Friday that theywill serve as the majority primary sponsor for Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the No. 88 Sprint Cup Series team in 2015. The Ohio-based company will increase the number of races they will sponsor the No. 88 to 21 total Sprint Cup Series events. This will include the exclusive rights to be featured on the car in the next three Daytona...
Via Sicknissified
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Earnhardt Jr. to appear at Roll-Bar Club before Quicken Loans Race for Heros 500 at Phoenix

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet, is scheduled to appear at Phoenix International Raceway’s ROLL-BAR Club for a question-and-answer session with NASCAR fans before the Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, November 9. The ROLL-BAR Club, located on the west side of the track behind...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. driving Nationwide Insurance car at Richmond (Photos)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will get behind the wheel of the No. 88 Nationwide Insurance Chevrolet SS for the first time on Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway. “I’ve worked with Nationwide for years, but never as a primary sponsor,” said Earnhardt, whose family has been insured by Nationwide for more than 35 years. “Having them on board with Hendrick Motorsports and...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Dale Earnhardt Jr. adds more Redskins memorabilia to his collection

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a huge Washington Redskins fan. He is always tweeting about the team, showing up to games when he can and shows off different pieces of his collection. Well, once again Earnhardt has added a very unique piece to his collection. Today he tweeted a picture of him holding a Redskins helmet. There is no signature on the helmet at all, but that is not what makes...
Via DC Sports-Kings
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Earnhardt Jr. Loves Racing At Martinsville Speedway And The Results Prove It

Some of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s biggest wins have come on NASCAR’s largest tracks. But it is the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ shortest track … Martinsville Speedway … that is a sentimental favorite for Earnhardt. Part of that sentiment stems from Earnhardt’s love for the roots of racing, and no track has deeper roots in NASCAR than Martinsville Speedway. And some of that sentiment...

NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Starting Pure Michigan 400 in the Back of the Pack

Everyone pointed to Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. as favorites to win Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at the Michigan International Speedway. Johnson, won at the 2-mile track for the first time in 25 starts back in June while Earnhardt is typically very strong there. But, if Johnson is going to sweep Michigan this year, he and Junior are going to have to come from a long way...
Via Race Review Online
August 15, 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
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