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Last June when the Sprint Cup Series was at Michigan, a long winless streak was broken. Junior Nation rejoiced as Dale Earnhardt Jr. pulled into victory lane to celebrate his first Cup win since 2008. It was a day that Earnhardt Jr. and his fans won’t soon forget, but they are also hoping they can get to victory lane again sometime soon. Earnhardt Jr. showed his strength on the freshly repaved Michigan and that could give him a leg-up for this weekend. It’s anyone’s game with the Gen 6 car at Michigan, so it could be Junior celebrating at the end of the race or it could be another driver looking to break through for a victory.
The Quicken Loans 400 is schedule to take place on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16, 2013. Green-flag time is scheduled for 1:16 PM EST. The race will be made up of 200 fast laps and 400 exciting miles. Sunday’s weather forecast shows a chance of rain, but there is a 60% chance of sunshine with scattered thunderstorms. You can catch the race through TNT’s broadca...
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Don’t look now, but Dale Earnhardt Jr. is once again building momentum while searching for his first win of 2013. Up next on the schedule? The place where he last won — Michigan. (Photo credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images for NASCAR.)
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Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s 2013 season got off to such a fast start that it had many wondering if...
Defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski says Penske Racing and Roush Fenway Racing are reluctant to share information on their Ford cars this season because Hendrick Motorsports and Joe Gibbs Racing steal information. “What keeps it from going too far is the fact Hendrick and Gibbs have this nasty little
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is always a threat to win on both restrictor plate tracks at Daytona and Talladega.
But recently, he’s actually becoming a bigger threat at winning on the 2-mile Michigan International Speedway oval.
Since Earnhardt joined Hendrick Motorsports in 2008, he’s won twice. Both victories happened to be the June race in Michigan.
Last year, Earnhardt ended his career...
If I am Dale Earnhardt Jr., who just finished third last week at Pocono, plus jumped two spots in the points to fourth position, I have to be extremely excited about heading to the Irish Hills of Michigan this weekend. Remember that Dale won this race last year, and I believe the team is stronger now than they were then.
I think this new Gen-6 car is something that he really has...
Dale Earnhardt Jr. hopes no one steps on his cape this Sunday.
After qualifying 12th in the Man of Steel Chevy on Friday, Earnhardt, the defending winner of the Quicken Loans 400, wants to keep his winning streak rolling at Michigan International Speedway.
"I think the car does look good," Earnhardt said. "Hopefully, it's as fast as it looks good. That is going...
NASCAR heads to the 2 mile track of Michigan International Speedway this weekend for the Alliance Truck Parts [...]
Whenever the Sprint Cup series comes to Michigan, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is the center of attention.
He won at Michigan International Speedway last June after 143 races without a victory. His most recent win before that was also at Michigan in 2008, so the Sprint Cup's twice-yearly visits to the Irish Hills always present an opportunity for Earnhardt and his No. 88 Chevrolet.
MAN OF STEEL: Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive a special black and steel-colored No. 88 National Guard “Man of Steel” Chevrolet SS this weekend at Michigan International Speedway. Superman’s values align with National Guard values. Both are citizens who put on their uniforms when their communities need them. Warner Brothers’ “Man of Steel” will be in theaters June 13. For...
POINTS LEADER - Riding a wave of 10 consecutive top-10 finishes, Regan Smith and the No. 7 TaxSlayer.com team hold a 23-point lead over Sam Hornish Jr. in the Nationwide Series Championship battle. Smith is averaging a finish of 6.2 over the 10-race span.
MEET REGAN SMITH AND BRAD SWEET AT JR NATION MERCH HAULER - Fans are invited to meet Regan Smith and Brad Sweet for an autograph...