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Dale Earnhardt Jr. has no plans to retire in the near future

As Jeff Gordon's decision to quit driving full time after 2015 continues to be the buzz of the NASCAR world, Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. spent several minutes during Thursday afternoon's final leg of the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour discussing his own future in the sport. Earnhardt, who turned 40 last October, is three years and two months younger than...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Nick Offerman’s hilarious NASCAR Super Bowl ad

  Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman and NBC Sports teamed up for a hilarious NASCAR ad that will air during Sunday’s Super Bowl. “Welcome to the place where we speed all day, where we bump and grind in a non-sexual way,” Offerman recites in the clip. “Where scores are settled, and we break the rules, and everybody’s got a set of badass tools.”   ...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR's next owner? Ten things we learned from Day Four of the CMS Media Tour

Ten things we learned on Thursday, the final day of the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom: NO TEAM FOR GORDON: Once Jeff Gordon announced he would no longer race full-time after 2015, fan speculation was rampant that he would divest his shares in Hendrick Motorsports and start a spin-off team, much like Tony Stewart did in 2009 with Stewart-Haas Racing. So...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Live streaming: Hendrick Motorsports press conference

Watch live streaming as Hendrick Motorsports drivers Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kasey Kahne join team owner Rick Hendrick in speaking with reporters on the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour at 3 p.m. ET Thursday. You can also watch the live stream on FOXSportsGO.com.
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NXS: The Road to Glory – Five Drivers Who Could Win First Championship in 2015

RIDGELAND, Miss. — While Chase Elliott returns to the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2015 to defend his 2014 championship, the other contenders in the series look to this season with the hopes of scoring a championship for themselves. Of all of the Xfinity Series regulars, which drivers stand out as the best to unseat Elliott from the top of the mountain and claim championship glory...
Via Rubbings Racing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. asks fans where NASCAR should hold all-nighter

Dale Earnhardt Jr. took to Twitter to share some memories of his own experiences in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, profess his loyalty to Corvettes, and ask fans an important question: If NASCAR were to hold a 24-hour endurance race, where should it be held?
Via Shake and Bake
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon will retire after 2015 season

Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon announced Thursday morning that he will compete in his 23rd and final full-time Sprint Cup Series season in 2015. “As a race car driver, much of what I’ve done throughout my life has been based on following my instincts and trying to make good decisions,” Gordon said. “I thought long and hard about my future this...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

#TBT: Earnhardts share magical moment at '01 Rolex 24

The 2001 Rolex 24 at Daytona was a magic racing moment for Dale Earnhardt and son Dale Earnhardt Jr., who split time driving the No. 3 Corvette C5-R with Andy Pilgrim and Kelly Collins. Despite heavy rain for much of the race and a lack of familiarity with the fast, lightweight Corvettes, the Earnhardts more than held up their end of the bargain, as the team finished fourth overall...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Cover of ESPN the Magazine "Music" Issue

On the eve of Super Bowl – and the Grammys – ESPN The Magazine releases its third annual “Music Issue” with pages paying tribute to the converging worlds of sport and song. The issue – which hits newsstands Friday, January 23 – highlights the intersection of music and sports including features “Entertainers of the Year,”  as two of the biggest stars of the year...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Flag Experience Ticket Holders Get To Hear From Dale Jr.

The last time Dale Earnhardt Jr. visited Martinsville Speedway he found himself in Victory Lane, taking home his first grandfather clock trophy. When the Diet Mountain Dew driver returns for the STP 500 on March 29, fans will be able to get an up-close look at NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver, as he’s the first person scheduled to be a part of the Green Flag Experience. Earnhardt...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s dog, Killer, dies of cancer

Fan-favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr. had some sad news to share Sunday, as he let the world know his dog Killer had died of cancer. 
Via Shake and Bake
12 days ago  |  Discuss

NXS: Can Chase Elliott Make It Two-For-Two in 2015

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — When Chase Elliott was hired last January to drive the No. 9 NAPA Chevrolet, his car owner, Dale Earnhardt Jr, knew he could be a championship contender, but to win it in his first year, he wasn’t quite sure of that. Fast forward 10 months to Homestead-Miami Speedway at the conclusion of the 2014 season where Elliott was doing donuts as he celebrated his first...
Via Rubbings Racing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

To the highest bidder: Earnhardt Jr. selling two cars on eBay

There is no doubt Dale Earnhardt Jr. is an avid eBay user. The NASCAR fan-favorite uses the bidding web site to buy and sell vintage NASCAR items such as memorabilia, die-casts, and programs. Yet this week, fans have the opportunity to purchase two of Earnhardt's personal items up for sale
Via Shake and Bake
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Earnhardt Jr. Auctioning Two Cars from Personal Collection on eBay Motors

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has listed two of his personal vehicles on eBay Motors, giving fans and car enthusiasts alike the opportunity to bid and win pieces of Earnhardt Jr.’s own car collection.  In separate auctions, Earnhardt Jr. is selling his 1955 Chevy Bel Air and his 1999 Callaway Corvette.  Details to the auctions are as follows: Auctions start: 10 a.m. ET / 7 a.m. CT on Friday...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

How will Dale Earnhardt Jr. really fare with new crew chief?

I am sure all of Junior Nation is united with the same question -- how will Dale Earnhardt Jr. perform in 2015 with Steve Letarte having departed as the No. 88 crew chief. Greg Ives has been tapped to lead the team this season. I don't have any reason to believe that Greg won't be the right guy to replace Steve. I mean, the reality is they know each other quite well and, as all race...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. really wants a pair of Wrangler sunglasses

Virtually anyone who has followed NASCAR even remotely closely over the past three decades is familiar with the longstanding relationship between the Wrangler jeans brand and the Earnhardt family.
Via Shake and Bake
18 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Motorsports to field truck for Cole Custer

The partnership between Hendrick Motorsports and Stewart-Haas Racing is evolving. JR Motorpots will field a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series entry for Cole Custer in 10 races next season. Custer’s entry will again be the No. 00 truck with Haas Automation on the hood but this year it will be run out of a JRM shop. It will be the first Truck Series team for JRM, an organization...
Via Tireball.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Martinsville Speedway Offers High Level Of Action For Small Price

The first short-track race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season, the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 29, comes with an amazingly high excitement level and at an equally amazing low price. Tickets for the STP 500 begin at just $45 and family packages start at only $110. “We have always prided ourselves on keeping our races affordable for everyone,” said Martinsville Speedway...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
19 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Motorsports to field Truck Series entry for Cole Custer

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) JR Motorsports will field a Camping World Truck Series team in 10 races this season for Cole Custer. Custer turns 17 this month and will drive the No. 00 Chevrolet for JRM. It will by funded by Custer's longtime sponsor, Haas Automation, and run out of a JRM satellite shop. It will be the first Truck Series team for JRM, an organization owned by Dale Earnhardt...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Motorsports to run select NCWTS races with Cole Custer

JR Motorsports announced Monday morning the team would make the transition into the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series during the 2015 season with Cole Custer behind the wheel. The organization co-owned by Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kelley Earnhardt Miller has competed in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in some capacity for the past 10 years, winning the 2014 series championship with driver...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. reveals Kelley Blue Book paint scheme

The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is fast approaching, and paint scheme reveals seem to be happening regularly as teams prepare for the upcoming year.  Fan-favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr. took to his personal Twitter account on Thursday to reveal his Kelley Blue Book paint scheme that will be run during the upcoming race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  This will mark the third time...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Exclusive: Dale Jr. on 2015 rules package -- I think it 'will favor me'

NASCAR has made a number of significant changes for the 2015 Sprint Cup Series season, including reducing horsepower from roughly 850-900 to 725 or so, and cutting aerodynamic downforce, all in the aim of improving competition. Dale Earnhardt Jr., winner of four Sprint Cup races in 2014, including the Daytona 500, likes the new rules package and how it fits his own style. In an exclusive...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior stays home with dogs, GF attends fantasy football dinner

It turns out that Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn't the only resident of his Cleveland, N.C., estate who digs fantasy football. Apparently, girlfriend Amy Reimann does, too.
Via Shake and Bake
23 days ago  |  Discuss

NXS: Roush-Fenway Racing 2015 Season Preview

EDITOR’S NOTE: Nationwide Insurance left NASCAR’s second premier series as a sponsor in 2014. New sponsor Xfinity came aboard, forming the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Nationwide Insurance will still be seen in the sport as a sponsor for Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s No. 88 Chevrolet. RIDGELAND, Miss. — As the calendar flips to 2015, the time has come to shift from looking in the rearview...
Via Rubbings Racing
24 days ago  |  Discuss

FOX Sports Exclusive: Earnhardt Jr. likes new-look No. 88 team

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is as eager for the 2015 NASCAR season to begin as his rabid fan base is. And with good reason: After winning four races in 2014, Earnhardt believes another big year is ahead. In an exclusive interview with FOXSports.com, Earnhardt said he's very optimistic about the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, despite significant changes on his No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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