Found January 25, 2013 on Sicknissified:
Don’t expect Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s car to look like this in an actual points paying Sprint Cup Series race in 2013. Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR. By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical Batten down the hatches, sound the alarms, raise the white flag. NASCAR’s most popular driver is currently sponsorless for 13 races this season, and if a sponsor isn’t found and signed before the summer months the No. 88 Chevrolet may be a blank billboard at some point in 2013. Obviously I am being sarcastic. Don’t believe even for a second that Dale Earnhardt Jr. (10-time most popular driver) and Hendrick Motorsports (10-time Sprint Cup Series championships) will live with the embarrassment of a blank race car. In the offseason Pepsi Co. decided to decrease the amount of races they would spend on the side of Earnhardt’s car, this left a gap of 13 races that have yet to be filled, but it’s not really a case of Hendrick and company not being able to find a sponsor, it’...

Dale Jr. optimistic about sponsorships

Dale Earnhardt Jr. remains bullish on NASCAR. Although the sport's most popular driver still has inventory for sale on the No. 88 Chevrolet, Earnhardt believes "things are on the upswing." "We have a unique, limited amount of races to fill, and those packages aren't the most exciting propositions for corporate America to come in and do an eight-race deal...

Behind the scenes at Hendrick Motorsports

CHARLOTTE Tucked away in an off-limits-to-the-public building on the sprawling Hendrick Motorsports campus which could best be described as Rick Hendricks man cave, Dale Earnhardt Jr. set up in his seat. NASCARs 10-time winner of the Most Popular Driver Award fastened the second button on a white shirt adorned with the HMS logo on one side and sponsor National Guard on the other...
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