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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)
NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss the race at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday night and the following race at Kansas Speedway after being diagnosed with a concussion earlier this week. Earnhardt Jr. outlined what led to this diagnosis and how he feels about stepping out of the car for a couple of races. NASCAR SPOKESMAN KERRY THARP: Joining us up front we have Steve Letarte, crew chief of the No. 88; Dale Earnhardt, Jr., driver of the No. 88; team owner Rick Hendrick; and Dr. Jerry petty, neurosurgeon. At this time I'm going to call on Dale Earnhardt, Jr., who has some things he'd like to share with everyone. DALE EARNHARDT, JR.: I guess I'll just start out with where this all kind of began. We had a test at Kansas about five weeks ago, and we blew a right front tire going into Turn 1, and I remember everything about that accident and everything after that accident, but I knew that I didn't feel you know your body, and you know how your mind works, and I knew...
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