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“FIVE TIME” IN THE GREAT CLIPS NO. 5 - Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion and last week’s Daytona 500 winner, Jimmie Johnson, takes the reins of the No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet Camaro this weekend at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR), marking his sixth race in a JR Motorsports Chevrolet and first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start since 2011. In his five previous starts for the organization, Johnson earned one top-five and two top-10 finishes.
TAXSLAYER ON BOARD WITH SMITH - JR Motorsports cornerstone partner, TaxSlayer.com, moves to Regan Smith’s No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro this weekend at PIR. After a fourth-place finish with Dale Earnhardt Jr. last week at Daytona, Smith carries the TaxSlayer.com colors in his third start for JRM and fifth NNS start at PIR.
JOHNSON’S MOST RECENT RACE FOR JRM - Johnson’s last turn in JRM’s No. 5 Chevrolet was a memorable one, coming at Watkins Glen International in 2011. After being relegated to 20th following a pair of early pit road pen...
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A few months ago, Dale Earnhardt Jr. noticed that his metabolism wasn't quite as good as it used to be. So, Earnhardt decided to take action.The 38-year-old NASCAR driver credits losing 15-20 pounds during the offseason thanks in part to a 15-day detox diet.The diet, which Earnhardt said he learned through a friend, only permitted chicken, fish, and steamed vegetables as the...
Before the rumors start that Dale Earnhardt Jr. is juicing - let's not get lost in translation.
Think of it more as a dietary cleanse.
At 38, Junior is just attempting to regain - and maintain - his boyish figure. Last October he was tipping the scales at 190 pounds. Now, the driver of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy SS is weighing in around 175.
"A buddy of mine...
NATIONAL GUARD YOUTH CHALLENGE: Dale Earnhardt Jr. will attend the National Guard’s Youth ChalleNGe dinner Tuesday in Washington, D.C. The event pays tribute to the National Guard for its efforts to curb the nation’s dropout rate through an evidence-based program that gives individuals who have dropped out of school a second chance at earning a high school diploma or GED.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he passed a big test by racing in the Daytona 500 after a hard crash during the Nationwide Series race the day before.
Earnhardt missed the final two races in 2012 after suffering post-concussion symptoms and had his health tested during a last-lap crash in the Daytona Nationwide race last Saturday.
The crash occurred when leader Regan Smith attempted to...
On the heels of a top-10 finish in the Daytona 500, Phoenix Racing is announcing sponsorship opportunities for its No. 51 Sprint Cup Series entry. Opportunities are available for select races throughout the remainder of the 2013 season, including the upcoming Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway, Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway and STP 400 at Kansas Speedway.
Phoenix Racing has...
By Jeff Hammond
Regardless of the fact that she is a female and that she is a rookie, when it comes to analyzing Danica Patricks Daytona 500 performance, you grade her by the same criteria you would Denny Hamlin, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Carl Edwards and the other Sprint Cup drivers.
Lets be clear, Danica did a good job.
She came to Daytona and took advantage of a very...