No one was as thrilled to be back in a race car more than Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Friday.
However, following Earnhardt Jr.'s recent bout with concussions, it's understandable that those closest to him were quite concerned.
Certainly Kelley Earnhardt-Miller was relieved when her brother was cleared. Given the sibling's relationship, she couldn't hold back her elation upon Earnhardt's return.
"I'm really glad," Earnhardt-Miller said. "Obviously, that's what we wanted him to be able to do - get back in as soon as possible. He has been stir crazy. He was really anxious this week to get in the car and get it behind him after they practiced on Monday (at Gresham Motorsports Park) and everything went well there.
"He really got back to work this week because he had a production day and some other things to do for (his Nationwide Series team sponsor) TaxSlayer. He's just anxious to get back to the track."
For Earnhardt-Miller, who manages her brother's affairs and is a co-owner at JR Moto...