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What advice would Dale Jr. give Truex on trying to sweep Pocono?

Dale Earnhardt Jr. pulled off a rare feat last season when he swept the two Sprint Cup Series races at Pocono Raceway. Prior to 2014, the last driver to win at Pocono twice in the same year was Denny Hamlin -- in his rookie season of 2006. As June Pocono winner Martin Truex Jr. tries to join the elite club of drivers who've swept at the Pennsylvania track, what advice would Earnhardt...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Trackside Superstore enhances retail experience for race fans

When fans arrive for Sunday’s Windows 10 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Pocono Raceway (on NBCSN at 1:30 p.m. ET), they are guaranteed to see something they’ve never seen before—and it won’t happen on the race track. That large white modular 60,000-square-foot tent in Pocono’s Fan Fair isn’t just a new fixture at the track. It’s a completely new concept in the...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. knows there is more work left to do for his team

Despite having two wins under their belt this season and being locked in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his No. 88 team haven't exactly set the woods on fire the past three races. Since winning the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, Earnhardt has finished 21st at Kentucky, fifth at New Hampshire and 22nd in last weekend's Brickyard...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR launches merchandise superstore at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) NASCAR stuck its everything-must-go tag on its merchandise haulers. The die-cast cars, stickers, T-shirts, and other collectibles for today's stars to yesterday's legends have all been arranged on hangers and shelves under one 60,000-square-foot roof at Pocono Raceway. Gone are the dozens of haulers representing drivers and teams that made race weekend shopping...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Truex tries to sweep Pocono, stop Busch streak

Martin Truex Jr. was the talk of NASCAR following his June win at Pocono Raceway. On that day, The No. 78 driver - from the underdog Furniture Row Racing team based far from NASCAR’s North Carolina hotbed in Denver, Colorado - evolved from a nice story to a bona fide championship contender. Truex and co. proved they could not only run with the Kevin Harvicks and Jimmie Johnsons...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pocono preview: Drivers to keep an eye on at the 'Tricky Triangle'

So we roll back into Pocono this weekend. The interesting thing about this place compared to the other tracks we visit twice a year is that there are only eight weeks between the two Pocono events. While that might seem like a short period of time, it still has an affect on the racetrack. The track will change. It will lose some grip, but the good news for these race teams is Goodyear...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR at Pocono and Iowa: Weekend schedule, practice qualifying and race start times

This weekend the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the Camping World Truck Series will both compete in races at the Tricky Triangle – Pocono Raceway while the Xfinity Series is out at Iowa Speedway. Cars and trucks will first see their respective tracks on Friday with the Cup Series back to normal and qualifying in the evening. On Saturday the Truck Series will qualify and run the...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A Pocono Sweep Will Put Martin Truex Jr. in Elite Company

Martin Truex Jr. is in position to help Pocono Raceway establish a Super 8 Sweeper’s Club.   No, it’s not about a new hotel on the grounds of the Long Pond, Pa. track, but it’s about Truex becoming the eighth driver in Pocono Raceway history to sweep the two Sprint Cup season races at the 2.5-mile triangular venue.   Truex, who claimed the Pocono victory in early...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. ready to leave Indy behind, move on to Pocono

After qualifying eighth, Dale Earnhardt Jr. understandably harbored high hopes for last Sunday's Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. But instead of challenging for his first win at the venerable 2.5-mile speedway, NASCAR's most popular driver struggled through one of his most frustrating outings of the year, ultimately finishing 22nd after multiple issues on pit road and...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Entry List for Pocono August 2015

There are 43 cars on the initial entry list for the upcoming race at Pocono Raceway.  Below you can see the entry list for the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Windows 10 400 at Pocono. Martin Truex Jr. won at Pocono back in June. Dale Earnhardt Jr. swept both Pocono races last year. NASCAR Sprint Cup Entry List for Pocono (August) Entry  Car No. Driver Make Sponsor 1 1...
Via Tireball.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Practice 2 results for Sprint Cup from Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Dale Earnhardt Jr. led the second of three Friday Sprint Cup practices for this Sunday's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. For complete results of this practice, click here.
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Emotional Earnhardt Jr. 'completely floored' by gift from fan

Dale Earnhardt Jr. received a heartwarming surprise on Friday when someone -- presumably a fan -- presented him with a one-of-a-kind gift that he will no doubt forever treasure.
Via Shake and Bake
8 days ago  |  Discuss

99-year-old superfan loves NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Lois Handy is 99 years young and a huge NASCAR fan. FOX8 caught up with Handy at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C. to talk about the sport she loves and the driver she loves ... Dale Earnhardt Jr. 
Via Shake and Bake
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Points Leader, William Byron, Set for ARCA Debut with Venturini Motorsports at Lucas Oil Raceway

Fresh off his fourth NASCAR K&N Pro Series East (NKNPSE) victory Friday night at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, 17-year old William Byron will make his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards driving for Venturini Motorsports at Lucas Oil Raceway on July 24th. The Charlotte native will drive the No.55 Liberty University car for Venturini Motorsports. “I’m thrilled to become...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson, Dale Jr., Keselowski sound off on ... water bottles

A caution-causing rogue water bottle was a topic of discussion following Sunday's race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Here's what the likes of Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson and Brad Keselowski had to say. 
Via Shake and Bake
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. Post-Race Report – Loudon

Truex Jr. Overcomes Bad Break  With Gritty Performance in New Hampshire   LOUDON, N.H. (July 19, 2015) — Martin Truex Jr.’s 12th-place finish could be summarized as either disappointing or impressive, it’s just a matter of which way one would assess the final result in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.    While comfortably running...
Via Motor Racing Digest
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. happy with fifth, but still craving some claws

Hendrick Motorsports' Dale Earnhardt Jr. had a quiet day during Sunday's 5-Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, bringing the No. 88 Chevrolet home in the fifth spot. Earnhardt was unable to lead a single lap and fought issues in the car throughout the entire race, but was pleased with the overall results. "It was fun," Earnhardt said of the race. "The car didn't really...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Band Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. changing name, real Jr. is bummed

Hoping to avoid confusion with the driver of the No. 88, Detroit indie-pop band Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. is changing its name ... and the real Dale Earnhardt Jr. is actually kind of bummed. 
Via Shake and Bake
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Fiancee Amy Reimann Collect Epic NASCAR Memorabilia (Photos)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn’t just NASCAR’s most popular driver and the son of one of the greatest drivers in stock car racing history. He’s also a fan, historian and flat-out geek for all things racing. With his recent engagement to Amy Reimann, Earnhardt Jr. made it his mission to outfit his fiancée in vintage NASCAR gear. To do so, he went to the same place the rest of us go...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Danica to Dale Jr.: 'Go (expletive) yourself! I mean, really?'

Danica Patrick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. had a well publicized run-in at Kentucky Speedway. Listen to the in-car audio in this week's edition of 'NASCAR RaceHub's' 'Radioactive.'
Via Shake and Bake
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. gets special birthday gift from good friend Dale Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Martin Truex Jr. are longtime close friends, going back to even before Truex won the XFINITY Series championship in a car co-owned by Earnhardt in 2004 and 2005.
Via Shake and Bake
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Danica Patrick ‘flew off the handle’

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wasn’t impressed with the way Danica Patrick handled last Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway. Earnhardt bumped Patrick, sending her No. 88 Chevrolet into the wall and ruined her race on Lap 207 of 267. Upset about getting wrecked, Patrick drove into the back of Earnhardt’s car on pit road moments later. “She flew off the handle, got...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

'She flew off the handle': Dale Jr. dishes on dust-up with Danica

Dale Earnhardt Jr. continues to defend his role in Saturday night's incident at Kentucky Speedway where a bump from the No. 88 Chevrolet sent Danica Patrick's car into the wall and ruined her race on Lap 207 of 267. Speaking on Tuesday's edition of his weekly podcast, "The Dale Jr. Download," NASCAR's most popular driver explained, as he did immediately after the race, that he did...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

BFFs no more? Danica giving Dale silent treatment after dust-up

  The relationship between Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Danica Patrick will need repairing before two of NASCAR's most popular drivers head to this weekend's race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. A couple of on-track incidents late in Saturday night's race at Kentucky Speedway left both with damaged Chevys, low finishes and a little bad blood between them. Earnhardt's brake problems resulted...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Danica Patrick livid after getting hit by Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Didn’t your mother ever tell you to never mess with an angry woman driving 200+ miles per hour, Dale? Danica Patrick wasn’t pleased with Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Saturday when the latter bumped into the back of Patrick’s car on Lap 206 at the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. Patrick responded by bumping Dale Jr. on their way into pit row, which led to Earnhardt cutting...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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