Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 10/25/14
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Dale Earnhardt Jr will miss the next two races on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule following a last lap crash at Talladgea.Speaking at a press conference Earnhardt Jr talked about his accident at Kansas where he blew a right front tire during a testing session. Earnhardt said he felt something was not right but “felt pretty good after a week or two” and described himself as 80 or 90 percent and by the start of Talladega he felt 100%.Earnhardt described the accident at Talladega as “odd” and knew he “digressed” and had “re-injured himself” with impact that was half of what he felt at Kansas.Earnahrdt Jr spoke to his sister, Kelley, and they opted to see a neurosurgeon. The doctor who Earnhardt saw did not feel that the driver should race this coming weekend at Charlotte.Regan Smith will take over the seat of the No. 88 while A.J. Allmendinger assumes the seat of the No. 51 car that Smith was to drive.Following Kansas, Earnhardt wondered how medical attention would have affected ...
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