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DirecTV customers have an opportunity during each NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race to choose from among four drivers to follow throughout each event with DirecTV HotPass. the satellite television service offers up four dedicated driver channels, free to its subscribers, during each Sprint Cup race. Each driver channel features multiple camera angles, real-time statistics and live communication between the driver and his/her pit crew. Below, are the four drivers who will have dedicated channels on DirecTV during Saturday’s Capital City 400 at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway: Denny Hamlin (No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota) — channel 795 Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet) — channel 796 Martin Truex Jr. (No. 56 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota) — channel 797 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet) — channel 798 The Capital City 400 is scheduled to get underway at approximately 7:30 p.m. ET Sunday. The regular race broadcast can be seen live on FOX. Dr...

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. post-race transcript

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. started 10th in the Capital City 400 from the Richmond International Raceway and came home in the 2nd place. He finished 1.095 seconds behind race winner Kyle Busch. While he didn’t lead a lap, but virtue of his strong run and Greg Biffle coming home in 18th place, Earnhardt was able to cut into Biffle’s point lead. As it stands now Earnhardt is only 5 points...

NASCAR Bonus Points: Is Martin Truex Jr. For Real?

Martin Truex Jr. is off to the best start of his career in 2012. Since moving to the Sprint Cup Series in 2006, he has often flashed potential but has been a difficult driver to figure out, maddeningly inconsistent at times. Is Truex Jr. for real after his hot start to the season, or will his promising start vaporize and prove to be just a flash in the pan? That’s the issue at...

Sprint Cup drivers ready for race

Dale Earnhardt Jr. paced the NASCAR Sprint Cup field in final practice at Richmond International Raceway Friday afternoon. The Hendrick Motorsports driver paced the field with a top lap of 123.853 mph in the second and last session of the weekend. The Cup drivers are preparing for Saturday night's Capital City 400, coverage of which begins at 7 p.m. ET on FOX. Roush Fenway...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. fastest in Happy Hour at Richmond

  BY: NASCAR MEDIA WIRE RICHMOND, Va. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. kicked off the top of a miniature anthill last weekend in Kansas when he was asked if he felt he was the best driver in the Sprint Cup garage, and he replied that he was. In Friday’s interview session at Richmond International Raceway he [...]

CUP: Junior Rallies For Second

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has fine run at Richmond despite brake issues…

Dale Jr Says Brake Issues Too Much To Overcome

photo credit:  getty images Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished second at Richmond Saturday night, but a brake issue may have kept the Hendrick Motorsports driver from breaking a four-year winless streak. KERRY THARP:  Talk about how you thought things unfolded for the 88 team.             DALE EARNHARDT, JR.:  "Our car was pretty good yesterday and started the race...

CUP: Richmond Power Rankings

Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes over the top spot in the Power Rankings...

Johnson tops Influential Athletes list

Tony Stewart may have snapped Jimmie Johnson’s streak of championships in 2011, but one streak Johnson continues is his time atop Forbes’ Most Influential Athletes list. Forbes released on Tuesday the latest incarnation of the annual list, and for the second-consecutive year, Johnson topped it. “It is just a huge honor, and not only is it very good for me and my career and...
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