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Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Nephew, Jeffrey, To Make Sprint Cup Debut At Richmond

The Earnhardt family is one of the most successful in the history of auto racing, and another member is ready to join the action on the big stage. Jeffrey Earnhardt, nephew of current NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr, will make his Sprint Cup debut Sept. 12 at Richmond. He’s 26 years old. Jeffrey Earnhardt will drive the Go Green Racing No. 32 Sprint Cup car at Richmond and...
Via NESN.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Richmond Cup event to include two Earnhardts for first time since '05

Jeffrey Earnhardt will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut with Go Green Racing when he attempts to qualify for the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Sept. 12. The nephew of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and son of Earnhardt Jr.'s half-brother Kerry, Jeffrey -- who must qualify his way into the race -- hopes to join his uncle in making it the first Sprint Cup...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Music in Sports Roundup: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Belts Out The Spice Girls While Behind the Wheel

Each week STACK brings you the latest news blending the worlds of music and sports. Scroll down to see the Redskins' Chris Baker dancing his way into warm-ups, Matt Bonner DJing in
Via Stack
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning show: Spotters snap amazing storm photos

Mother nature was putting on quite a show at Homestead-Miami Speedway. On Wednesday - while at the track for an open testing session - NASCAR spotters TJ Majors (Dale Earnhardt Jr.) and Tab Boyd (Joey Logano) snapped some amazing photos of a nearby lightning storm. Who knew these guys were also storm spotters?
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

See What?: Iconic schemes to run at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) The Southern 500 will have a familiar feel, and not just because the race has returned to Labor Day weekend. Most of the grid for Sprint Cup's next race on Sept. 6 will have throwback paint schemes on their cars, recalling the days when greats like David Pearson, Cale Yarborough and Dale Earnhardt dominated the track ''Too Tough To Tame.'' At the last Southern...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hendrick struggles about more than 'experimenting' for the Chase?

I'm not sure that race fans have really taken notice, but since Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the race at Daytona in July, Jeff Gordon has led five laps in the seven races since. Not a single Hendrick driver other than Jeff has led a single lap. So probably the biggest question I am getting every week now from fans isn't, "Who do you like this weekend?" but instead it's, "Are the Hendrick...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies after Sunday’s crash

Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY SportsJustin Wilson died Monday, IndayCar announced. The 37-year-old died from a head injury sustained in the Verizon IndyCar Series race Aug. 23 at Pocono Raceway. He was 37. “This is a monumentally sad day for INDYCAR and the motorsports community as a whole,” said Mark Miles, CEO of Hulman & Co., the parent of INDYCAR and Indianapolis Motor Speedway...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Drive "Throwback" Valvoline™ Paint Scheme at Darlington

Dale Earnhardt Jr. may be driving the Valvoline™ car on Sept. 6, 2015, at Darlington Raceway, but thanks to a “throwback” paint scheme, his fans will likely feel as if they’re watching a race more in line with his father’s early career and track opponents.   Earnhardt and Valvoline’s presence on the Darlington track at the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. tries on Dale Sr.'s 2001 IROC fire suit

Last month, Dale Earnhardt Jr. received a pretty awesome gift from a fan ... his father's 2001 IROC fire suit. On Sunday, Junior decided to try it on, before putting it "under lock and key."
Via Shake and Bake
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The struggle is real for Hendrick Motorsports as Chase approaches

Right now, the struggle is real for Hendrick Motorsports, as the most dominant NASCAR team of this century had another disappointing outing at Bristol Motor Speedway Saturday night. Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson was best in class for the Hendrick squad, finishing fourth in the Irwin Tools Night Race, while Dale Earnhardt Jr. was a respectable ninth. Less impressive...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. Post-Race Report – Bristol

Multiple Issues Short Circuit Truex Jr.’s Charge at Bristol BRISTOL, Tenn. (Aug. 22, 2015) – It appeared to be smooth sailing for Martin Truex Jr., who drove his backup car to the front, holding down the fifth position when a caution came out at exactly the halfway mark (Lap 250 of 500) of Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. But the four-tire...
Via Motor Racing Digest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. First Driver Named for Talladega Superspeedway¹s Pre-Race Question & Answer Session Sunday, Oct. 25

Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Talladega Superspeedway’s most recent winner, has been named the first driver scheduled to take part in the track’s Pre-Race Fan Question & Answer Session at the start-finish line on Sunday, Oct. 25, prior to the start of the Alabama 500. Race fans will get to ask NASCAR’S Most Popular Driver questions in advance of the most anticipated race of the...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Greg Olsen Present Second Annual Weekend with the 88s

NASCAR’s No. 88 driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Carolina Panthers No. 88 tight end Greg Olsen have teamed up to raise money for the Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina. The fundraising event called, “Weekend with the 88s,” will offer one lucky winner and their guest an unprecedented experience in sports spectating. “We're excited about the opportunity...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Jr., Dude Perfect Jam To Shania Twain In ‘Driving Stereotypes’ (Video)

As a NASCAR driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr. knows how to drive. The same can’t be said for everyone else. Junior joined the guys of Dude Perfect to make fun of some of the most annoying people on the road in their “Driving Stereotypes” video. A lot of the impressions are just perfect, from the note-writing parking “policeman” to a bunch of guys packed into a car who just can’t...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Would Dale Jr. ever be interested in driving the No. 8 car again?

During his time as a driver in one of NASCAR's top two divisions, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has competed with three car numbers: 88, 8 and 3. The 88 has been Earnhardt's number since he joined Hendrick Motorsports in 2008. The third-generation driver campaigned the No. 8 full time from 2000-2007 when he competed in the Sprint Cup Series for Dale Earnhardt Inc., the company founded by his...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Dale Earnhardt Jr. really loves the Spice Girls

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the guys from Dude Perfect combined for a hilarious video that was released earlier this week to highlight “Driver Stereotypes.” During the video, we got to witness Earnhardt Jr. jamming out to the Spice Girls hit “Wannabe” during an entertaining bit on “girl jams.” Earnhardt Jr. was also challenged to a race in the video and had to...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Jr. helps Dude Perfect poke fun at driving stereotypes

Watch as Dale Earnhardt Jr. helps the guys at Dude Perfect act out some of the funniest - and most maddening - driving stereotypes.
Via Shake and Bake
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. Post-Race Report – Michigan

Truex Jr. Finishes 3rd in Michigan; Ties Team Record For Top-10s BROOKLYN, Mich. (Aug. 16, 2015) — Martin Truex Jr. had mixed feelings after posting a strong third-place finish in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway. The Furniture Row Racing driver felt he had a winning car for the 200-lap race that was contested in sweltering heat in Michigan’s...
Via Motor Racing Digest
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Truex Jr. rejoins top five with third place finish

Martin Truex Jr. moved up 19 places in the field at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday, the biggest improvement of any top-ten finisher, to secure a third place finish and regain a spot within the top five in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings. Truex and the Furniture Row Racing team finally saw a series of bad breaks that has stretched out over nearly a month come to an end...
Via Mile High Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Kenseth wins at MIS, Pure Michigan 400 results

Matt Kenseth won Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway. The driver of the No. 20 car began the race on the pole and led the most laps cruising to his third win of the season. He previously won at Bristol and Pocono. Finishing second was Kevin Harvick while Martin Truex Jr., Austin Dillon and Denny Hamlin rounded out the top five. NASCAR Pure...
Via Tireball.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Hendrick Motorsports looks to end slump in Pure Michigan 400

I'm not sure if most race fans have noticed, but the last time a Hendrick Motorsports car won was back in July at Daytona when Dale Earnhardt Jr. went to Victory Lane. That also marked the last time that Chevrolet has won a race as a manufacturer. So I would say there has to be some concern, but you have to remember Stewart-Haas Racing teammates Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch are running...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Earnhardt Secures Best Starting Spot at The Glen Since 2008

Over his 16-year NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career, Dale Earnhardt Jr. hasn’t been known as much of a road racer. Through 31-career road course starts, Earnhardt has racked up just five top-10 finishes, and this week’s track — Watkins Glen International — is statistically Earnhardt’s worst track on the schedule, with a career average finish of 22.4. Saturday at Watkins Glen...
Via Rubbings Racing
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Who has the better T-shirt: Dale Jr. or fiancée Amy Reimann?

It's no secret that Dale Earnhardt Jr. and fiancee Amy Reimann like their T-shirts.
Via Shake and Bake
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch’s Winning Streak Ends When He Runs Out Of Gas On Final Lap

LONG POND, Pa. — Joey Logano was the first leader to fade, his tank empty with three laps left. Martin Truex Jr. struck E with two laps to go. Kyle Busch knew his Toyota was about out, too, his shot at a fourth straight win tapped out on the last lap. One by one, fuel woes cost the contenders. But the pain at the pump for drivers pushing toward the finish line was the break Matt...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Kenseth outlasts fuel gamblers, wins at Pocono

It took a series of wild and crazy happenings in the Pocono Mountains on Sunday afternoon, but Matt Kenseth somehow earned his second win of 2015. Kenseth earned his second win of 2015 on Sunday at Pocono The driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota was able to take advantage of Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr. and red-hot Kyle Busch’s fuel misfortunes to find victory lane at the...
Via isportsweb.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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