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A few years ago NASCAR forced drivers to race for points in just one series. The belief at the time was that by removing any chance of winning a championship that it would take the desire to race in lower levels away. David Ortiz does not appear at Triple-A to add minor league home runs to his totals, so why would Cup drivers continue to race in the Nationwide Series? Money and eyeballs. Much like the Sprint Cup Series, it’s fueled by dollars. Many Nationwide and Truck Series teams are underfunded without a big name in the seat. Teams owned by Kyle Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski often get requirements from sponsors to place the driver/owner in the car for a select number of races. All the Cup Series drivers in lower level races has it’s consequences. They win. Their better funded organizations often outclass the rest of the field. Now NASCAR is considering a limit to the number of races in which these drivers can compete. “We’re definitely aware of the fan messaging w...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. joins Twitter, takes selfie with dad's statue

Dale Earnhardt Jr. joined Twitter and snapped a selfie with his dad following his Daytona 500 win on Sunday.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweets selfie with dad's statue

Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets choked up in interview after Daytona 500 win

After winning the Daytona 500, NASCAR's most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., got choked up while giving an interview.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wins the Daytona 500 and Joins Twitter!

"Dale Earnhardt Jr.--you just won the Daytona 500 for the second time in your career! What are you going to do next?" If you are thinking he's going to say "Go to Disney World" you would be wrong. No, instead one of the most popular and well known drivers in NASCAR joined Twitter.@DaleJr/TwitterSometime after the race finally ended (following a 6-hr rain delay...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Joined Twitter, Promptly Tweeted Out An Amazingly Heartwarming Selfie With His Father’s Statue

It didn’t take long for Dale Earnhardt Jr. to become a fan favorite on Twitter. Earnhardt, who won his second Daytona 500 Sunday, joined the social media medium early Monday morning and promptly won over the Internet by posting an amazing selfie with his father’s Daytona statue in the background. Earnhardt Sr., for those unaware, passed away after crashing during the final lap...

Photo: Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s bumper debris can’t slow him down at Daytona

Not even this piece of debris on Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s bumper could slow him down on Sunday night. Earnhardt won his second Daytona 500.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. joins twitter after winning Daytona 500

The @DaleJr handle on twitter has been reserved for years, yet it had never tweeted. Dale Earnhardt Jr. had been one of just a handful of drivers who had stayed away from the social media site Twitter. Prior to the 2014 Daytona 500 he joked that he would join Twitter if he found victory lane in the famed race. On Sunday he won the Daytona 500, and in the wee hours of Monday morning...

Dale Jr Wins Daytona 500

Sunday night, through the rain and a few wrecks, Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his second Daytona 500. Ten years after his first Daytona victory, and nearly two years since his last win on tour, Dale Jr. finally ended his 55-race win drought.  Jr didn’t let a six-hour rain delay stop his run to victory lane. I’m happy to Dale Jr finally get another win under his belt, especially a...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins the 2014 Daytona 500

For those of us who watched the race, we saw Dale Earnhardt Jr. have the best car over the final quarter of the 2014 Daytona 500. A lot of us watched, after roughly six hours of rain delay and after the latest episode of The Walking Dead aired, a lot of us saw a Dale […]

NASCAR: Kyle Busch Wins Exciting Camping World Truck Series Season Opener at Daytona

NASCAR Media Site Daytona Beach, Fla- Does it really get any better than we saw it in tonight’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season opener? Kyle Busch won his first career Truck Series race at the Daytona International Speedway in thrilling fashion as he passed Timothy Peters heading into the tri-oval as they had a photo finish. Busch, came out...

NASCAR: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Dominates en Route to 2nd Daytona 500 Victory

NASCAR Media Site Daytona Beach, Fla- All is right in the NASCAR world. After a long rain delay that looked like the Daytona 500 would be pushed to Monday evening, Dale Earnhardt Jr. was pulling into victory lane 10 hours after the green flag first few at the Daytona International Speedway starting the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. NASCAR nation has to love this. Today, was...

Interview: NASCAR Rookie Driver Cole Whitt Talks Daytona 500, 50 Cent, Dale Jr., Speed Stick GEAR, And His Mount Rushmore of NASCAR Drivers

Each year, NASCAR is never short of storylines and as the sport welcomes its biggest rookie class in 20 years, this might absolutely be the year of the rookie. NASCAR’s class of 2014 will see eight talented and spirited drivers, including rising star Cole Whitt, battle to take home the coveted Sunoco Rookie of the Year award. Whitt is definitely one to watch, and with all the talent...

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Twitter game is strong, hangs with Kelly Clark and Olympic medal

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is blazing a path through Twitter in less than 24 hours since joining. Here he is with Kelly Clark and her Olympic medal.

A Joyous Dale Earnhardt Jr. Holds On for His Second Daytona 500 Victory

Photo- Getty Images Emotions ran high at the end of the 56th Annual Daytona 500 as Dale Earnhardt Jr. scored his first victory in the race since 2004. It had been a long ten years since he last won in 2004. The years were filled with plenty of close finishes, but Earnhardt Jr. could never close the deal. That all changed Sunday Night as Earnhardt Jr. held off a storming pack in route...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins second Daytona 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the checkered flag Sunday night to win his second career Dayton 500. Earnhardt had to wait nearly six and a half hours of rain delay before he could capture his first win at the Great American Race in 10 years. Junior led a race-high 54 laps at Daytona International Speedway. Photos: Rain brings #Daytona500 to a temporary stop» #NASCAR...
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