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The Duck Commander 500 was postponed until Monday. The first ten laps of the race were run under caution and once the race went green it took only a few laps before one car found it’s way off the track. Dale Earnhardt Jr. said in a interview that he made a mistake and drove his No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet into the grass on the front-stretch at Texas Motor Speedway. The results was a blown tire and a fireball erupting and following his car around the track. Earnhardt Jr. parked his car and evacuated safely. Damaged in the incident was the windshield and front end of Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson. and that windshield als looks second hand #Johnson — Mattzel89 (@Mattzel89) April 7, 2014 Johnson was able to return to the track and Earnhardt’s crew has attempted to repair his car.

Reinvention Project Revealed: Valvoline unveils Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s and Jimmie Johnson’s classic truck creations

Lexington, Ky. – Valvoline and Hendrick Motorsports today unveiled two completely reinvented, redesigned classic Chevrolet trucks, the culmination of the brand’s first-of-its kind Reinvention Project campaign.  After several weeks collaborating with the expert mechanics at Hendrick Performance, Sprint Cup Series drivers Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson inspected their finished[...]

Watch The Exact Moment When Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Car Erupts Into Flames

If we’re bringing you a racing clip then you know that something terrible happened. Unfortunately today’s victim is Dale Earnhardt, Jr. who was competing in the Duck Commander 500. Only twelve laps into Monday’s weather-delayed race Dale hit the wall causing his vehicle to burst into flames. Earnhardt thankfully exited the car without injuries which is amazing considering how...

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s car catches fire (Video)

The Duck Commander 500 was held on Monday at Texas Motor Speedway thanks to some nasty weekend weather in the Lone Star State. Dale Earnhardt Jr. had his day cut short on just the 13th lap of the race when he lost a tire, hit the wall and his car caught fire. A dramatic angle […]

Watch: Dale Earnhardt Jr. catches fire after hitting grass

Sprint Cup points leader Dale Earnhardt Jr. drove into the rain-soaked infield grass, smacked a wall and had to climb out of his car because part of it was on fire on Monday at Texas Motor Speedway. Earnhardt’s left-side tires went through the infield, causing a tire to blow on Lap 13 of the NASCAR Duck Commander 500.  Earnhardt finished the race in 43rd, his first last...

Video: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Crashes Car, Catches Fire At Texas Motor Speedway

Video and photos of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s car catching fire and burning at Texas Motor Speedway after he crashed in Turn 1.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: JR Motorsports Poised For Championship Run

Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/NASCAR via Getty Images By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service FORT WORTH, Tex. — For Dale Earnhardt Jr. the driver, the number one…

Earnhardt Jr. out of Texas race after fiery wreck

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) NASCAR points leader Dale Earnhardt Jr. is out of the race at Texas after a wreck.

Photos: Dale Earnhardt Jr. crashes and catches fire at Texas Motor Speedway

Photos: Dale Earnhardt Jr. crashes and catches fire at Texas Motor Speedway

NASCAR Power Rankings: Who's the top dog after Texas?

JoLo and Gordon battled for the win in the Lone Star State, while points leader Dale Earnhardt Jr. crashed early. All this makes for quite a different look to this week's Power Rankings.

VIDEO: Dale Earnhardt Jr crashes, car set aflame

Dale Earnhardt Jr and Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick teammates, were involved in the first caution of today’s rain-delayed Duck Commander 500. Yes, that is actually the name of the race. Hey, we have an “Amtrak Rivalry” and a “Beef O’Brady’s Bowl” so why not right?  NASCAR’s most popular driver took the blame for the crash; absolving NASCAR’s most dominant driver. Junior...

Heads Up Driving by Truex Jr. Avoids Early Incident; Finishes 18th in Texas

Martin Truex Jr. finished 18th in Monday’s rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race. But if it hadn’t been for some savvy driving by the Furniture Row Racing pilot the result could have been much worse.   Thirteen laps into the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, Truex delicately maneuvered his No. 78 Chevrolet SS past the fiery No. 88 car of Dale Earnhardt Jr., who...

Earnhardt's trip through the dogleg ends his day early

An oddball combination of mud and fire abruptly ended Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s reign as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points leader Monday morning during the rain-delayed Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The 2014 Daytona 500 champion and series leader after four of the season's first six races, Junior crashed and burned on Lap 13 around TMS' high-banked, 1.5-mile quad...
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