Spring Break arrives in NASCAR, no race this weekend due to Easter

Spring break has arrived for NASCAR and there will be no racing this weekend April 18-20 due to Easter. The Camping World Truck Series has run two races, Nationwide Series seven races, and the Sprint Cup Series eight races to start the season. Racing will resume next weekend, April 25-20 at Richmond International Raceway where both the Nationwide and Sprint Cup series will hit the...
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Video: Valvoline Reinvention

Have you heard that Valvoline is making a bit of a comeback? Okay, so they never went anywhere, but they are reinventing themselves. See the video below and then read all about it with excerpts from the official press release. Reinvention Project Revealed: ValvolineTM unveils Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s and Jimmie Johnson’s classic truck creations Sprint Cup drivers debut high performance...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Winner photos: Dale Earnhardt Jr. becomes a two-time Daytona 500 champ

With NASCAR enjoying its first off-week of the 2014 season, take a look back at the seven winners that went to victory lane in the first eight races, starting with Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s dramatic Daytona 500 victory. 
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. scores career best finish at Darlington

Dale Earnhardrt Jr. rebounded from a last place finish at Texas Motor Speedway last week to take home second place in Saturday night’s Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington. With a little strategy Earnharadt nearly took home the win but said in a post race press conference that the No. 4 of Kevin Harvivk was simply too good. “Yeah, that was – we really weren’t a top-two car...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Finally Happy: Harvick ends slump with dominant Darlington win

The Stewart-Haas Racing driver had the dominant car on the night, but had to overcome late-race cautions, and the Hendrick Motorsports duo of Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. to score the dramatic victory at the 'Lady in Black.'
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Harvick wins at Darlington, Results for the Southern 500

getty images Kevin Harvick won Saurday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway getting past Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the second green-white checkered restart of the night. The driver of the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet crossed the start finish line ahead of Earnhardt Jr. and  Jimmie Johnson to claim the win in the Bojangles Southern 500. Harvick led 239 of 367 laps...
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NASCAR: Chase Elliott’s Quick Success Has Led to a Good Problem for Hendrick

NASCAR Media Site Darlington, SC- When Hendrick Motorsports signed a young Chase Elliott to be a developmental driver, they never dreamed he would have this much success so fast. Elliott, rose up the ladder quickly as he won in both the ARCA and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ as a 17-year old. That led to him nabbing a last minute ride with JR Motorsports for the 2014 NASCAR...
Via Race Review Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

OPR Staff and Fan Fantasy Picks for NNS and NSCS at Darlington Raceway

As if the challenges that the drivers faced last weekend in Texas weren’t enough, both the Sprint Cup Series and the Nationwide Series head to the toughest track on the circuit – Darlington Raceway. The egg-shaped oval will challenge the drivers to their limits as it known for being “too tough to tame”. Each staff member was requested to submit three Sprint Cup Series picks...
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Dale Jr's team on top in Nationwide

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) Dale Earnhardt Jr. has more than the Sprint Cup series on his mind these days - like trying to win a Nationwide title as an owner of JR Motorsports with drivers Chase Elliott and Regan Smith.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Earnhardt Jr. and Harvick Headline Hunt Brothers® Pizza All-Star Pizza Party

Race fans who love pizza will get a special treat as Hunt Brothers® Pizza is offering a VIP experience with NASCAR driver and owner Dale Earnhardt Jr. and NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick at the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, on May 17, with the Hunt Brothers Pizza All-Star Pizza Party at Charlotte Motor Speedway. With the $69 ticket upgrade offered by Hunt Brothers Pizza, up to 1,000...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Burning rubber: Clint Bowyer, Dale Earnhardt Jr. post blazing speeds at Michigan tire test

NASCAR teams are tire testing at Michigan International Speedway ... and they're burning some serious rubber.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Dale Earnhardt Jr. crashes and catches fire at Texas Motor Speedway

Photos: Dale Earnhardt Jr. crashes and catches fire at Texas Motor Speedway
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Power Rankings: Who's the top dog after Texas?

JoLo and Gordon battled for the win in the Lone Star State, while points leader Dale Earnhardt Jr. crashed early. All this makes for quite a different look to this week's Power Rankings.
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Reinvention Project Revealed: Valvoline unveils Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s and Jimmie Johnson’s classic truck creations

Lexington, Ky. – Valvoline and Hendrick Motorsports today unveiled two completely reinvented, redesigned classic Chevrolet trucks, the culmination of the brand’s first-of-its kind Reinvention Project campaign.  After several weeks collaborating with the expert mechanics at Hendrick Performance, Sprint Cup Series drivers Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson inspected their finished[...]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Heads Up Driving by Truex Jr. Avoids Early Incident; Finishes 18th in Texas

Martin Truex Jr. finished 18th in Monday’s rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race. But if it hadn’t been for some savvy driving by the Furniture Row Racing pilot the result could have been much worse.   Thirteen laps into the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, Truex delicately maneuvered his No. 78 Chevrolet SS past the fiery No. 88 car of Dale Earnhardt Jr., who...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Dale Earnhardt Jr crashes, car set aflame

Dale Earnhardt Jr and Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick teammates, were involved in the first caution of today’s rain-delayed Duck Commander 500. Yes, that is actually the name of the race. Hey, we have an “Amtrak Rivalry” and a “Beef O’Brady’s Bowl” so why not right?  NASCAR’s most popular driver took the blame for the crash; absolving NASCAR’s most dominant driver. Junior...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Dale Earnhardt Jr. catches fire after hitting grass

Sprint Cup points leader Dale Earnhardt Jr. drove into the rain-soaked infield grass, smacked a wall and had to climb out of his car because part of it was on fire on Monday at Texas Motor Speedway. Earnhardt’s left-side tires went through the infield, causing a tire to blow on Lap 13 of the NASCAR Duck Commander 500.  Earnhardt finished the race in 43rd, his first last...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch The Exact Moment When Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Car Erupts Into Flames

If we’re bringing you a racing clip then you know that something terrible happened. Unfortunately today’s victim is Dale Earnhardt, Jr. who was competing in the Duck Commander 500. Only twelve laps into Monday’s weather-delayed race Dale hit the wall causing his vehicle to burst into flames. Earnhardt thankfully exited the car without injuries which is amazing considering how...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s car catches fire (Video)

The Duck Commander 500 was held on Monday at Texas Motor Speedway thanks to some nasty weekend weather in the Lone Star State. Dale Earnhardt Jr. had his day cut short on just the 13th lap of the race when he lost a tire, hit the wall and his car caught fire. A dramatic angle […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Crashes Car, Catches Fire At Texas Motor Speedway

Video and photos of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s car catching fire and burning at Texas Motor Speedway after he crashed in Turn 1.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Earnhardt Jr. out of Texas race after fiery wreck

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) NASCAR points leader Dale Earnhardt Jr. is out of the race at Texas after a wreck.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dale Earnhardt Jr. catches on fire at Texas

The Duck Commander 500 was postponed until Monday. The first ten laps of the race were run under caution and once the race went green it took only a few laps before one car found it’s way off the track. Dale Earnhardt Jr. said in a interview that he made a mistake and drove his No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet into the grass on the front-stretch at Texas Motor Speedway. The results...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: JR Motorsports Poised For Championship Run

Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/NASCAR via Getty Images By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service FORT WORTH, Tex. — For Dale Earnhardt Jr. the driver, the number one…
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Earnhardt reminisces on JV basketball career

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) With his favorite team eliminated long ago, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will root for Florida in the Final Four.
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Earnhardt Jr. reminisces about basketball career

FORT WORTH, Texas -- While the Final Four is taking place the same weekend as the Duck Commander 500, NASCAR fans can rest easy knowing the sport's most popular star will never leave it for a career in hoops. Dale Earnhardt Jr. played basketball in high school but his career was limited to two points on the junior varsity team. "I threw it up with my eyes closed," Earnhardt...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

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