Originally written on Captain Thunder Racing  |  Last updated 9/13/14

LAS VEGAS - DECEMBER 03: NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champions Week NMPA Myers Brothers Awards at the Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino on December 3, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Joliet, Ill. – August 07, 2013 – The first race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup is just around the corner and buzz continues to build as Chicagoland Speedway prepares for a thrilling triple-header weekend. In anticipation of the Sept. 13-15 weekend, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will perform a burnout in a Sprint Cup Series car in front of the iconic Chicago Theater at 10:45 a.m. CT on Monday, Aug. 12. Following the burnout, just two blocks away, Earnhardt Jr. will visit with fans in Millennium Park’s Wrigley Square for a question-and-answer session lead by Miss Sprint Cup, Jaclyn Roney at 12:15 p.m. Roney, a native of Ann Arbor, Mich., and graduate from Eastern Michigan University, has held the title of Miss Sprint Cup since 2011. Driver of the No. 88 car, Earnhardt Jr. is currently fifth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings. He has had 12 top-10 finishes and five top-5 finishes during the 2013 season. Earnhardt Jr. has also won NASCAR's NMPA Most P...
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