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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 Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway:
Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet — channel 795
Martin Truex Jr. (No. 56 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota) — channel 796
Dale Earnhardt Jr. (No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet) — channel 797
Carl Edwards (No. 99 Roush Fenway Racing Ford) — channel 798
The Aaron’s 499 is scheduled to get underway at approximately 1 p.m. ET Sunday. The regular race broadcast can be seen live on FOX.
Driver lineups for Dire...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. zooms past Casey Mears during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Capital City 400 at Richmond International Raceway on April 28, 2012 in Richmond, Virginia. Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images for NASCAR.
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The NASCAR tour gets a restful reprieve this weekend, hitting the Talladega turns for some gentle turns, and easy straightaways. Yes, it might be fast, with speeds constantly around 195 mph, but as previously stated, the turns are wide and easy, the surface is very smooth, and the straightaways provide some good time to catch one's breath.
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This entry of news and notes for the Aaron’s 499 from Talladega focuses in on Hendrick Motorsports driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. his #88 National Guard/Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet. Earnhardt is coming off a 2nd place finish at Richmond.
Points report: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 National Guard/Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet, recently picked up his fifth straight top-10 finish...
Plenty of intangibles tilt in Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s favor this weekend -- his history of success at Talladega Superspeedway and his father's legacy of dominating there among them.
One X-factor Earnhardt doesn't buy into -- momentum.
Earnhardt has reason for optimism heading into Sunday's Aaron's 499 (FOX, 1 p.m. ET), but it's not based around his runner...
Will Dale Earnhardt Jr. snap his winless streak and score a win before the beginning of the Chase in September?
Junior has had several close calls over the last couple of seasons. Last year he was passed in the final few laps at Martinsville. A few weeks later he ran out of gas at Charlotte coming off Turn 4. Last week he ran second to Kyle Busch at Richmond. He’s run well...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer It has been almost four years since Dale Earnhardt Jr. won a Sprint Cup Series race.
There have been flashes of hope in the humbling drought, and with each one, his rabid fan base holds it breath and prays for that elusive victory. Off to another solid start to the season, there is reason to believe a win could be close...
Next up on the schedule for the Nationwide Series is Talladega. Below is the outlook of the JR Motorsports drivers on the upcoming race. This weekend features Dale Earnhardt Jr returning to the Nationwide series in the #5 Hellmann’s Chevy, Cole Whitt in the #88 TaxSlayer.com Chevy, and Danica Patrick in the #7 GoDaddy.com Chevy.
Dale Earnhardt Jrs’ Take on Talladega
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s Chevrolet, met with members of the media today at Talladega Superspeedway and discussed racing at Talladega with teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr., winning at Darlington, the Kentucky Derby and other topics. Full Transcript:
YOU WON THIS RACE LAST YEAR. WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS THIS WEEKEND RACING AT TALLADEGA?
“We all know that there have been...
The NASCAR HOTPASS lineup for the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway is as follows:
DIRECTV Channel 795:
Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet team of Hendrick Motorsports
Jimmie Johnson will make his 373rd career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start and his 21st at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway … Has two wins (May 2006 and April 2011), two poles...
Dale Earnhardt Jr. - WINNER
#88 National Guard/Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet
· Five wins, nine top fives, 12 top 10s
· Average finish of 15.0
· Average Running Position of 14.9, second-best
· Driver Rating of 90.2, second-best
· 62 Fastest Laps Run, fourth-most
· 4,555 Green Flag...
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Talladega go hand-in-hand and wheel-in-wheel…
Three months into an impressive season, Dale Earnhardt Jr. looks for Win One…