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Earnhardt Jr.’s decision was the only choice

October 11, 2012 No Comments

The NASCAR world was faced with stunning news early Thursday morning involving the sport’s most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr. During the last-lap crash in Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway, Earnhardt Jr. suffered a concussion after his No.88 Chevrolet sustained a hit registering at 20-G’s. But that wasn’t the first time in 2012 that Earnhardt Jr. […]

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. to sit out next two races

October 11, 2012 No Comments

CONCORD, N.C. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not compete in the upcoming NASCAR  Sprint Cup Series events at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Kansas Speedway after being diagnosed with a concussion following the Oct. 7 race at Talladega, Ala. Earnhardt, driver of the No. 88 Chevrolets for Hendrick Motorsports, was diagnosed Wednesday afternoon in Charlotte. Regan Smith will […]

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Chase driver rankings: Charlotte

October 8, 2012 No Comments

The ultimate wildcard for the Chase is over. And boy, was it ever a wild one. A 25-car crash on the final lap of Sunday’s Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 at Talladega Superspeedway made for a scene that Greg Biffle described as “something out of a video game.” Ahead of the mess, Matt Kenseth cruised […]

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NSCS: Coca-Cola 600 preview— Charlotte Motor Speedway

May 24, 2012 No Comments

Information:  Date: Sunday, May 27, 2012 Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway—Concord, NC Time: 6:00 p.m. ET Distance: 400 laps/ 600 miles Broadcast: TV—FOX with coverage beginning at 5:30 p.m. ET Radio: Performance Racing Network (PRN) or Sirius XM Channel 90 Notes and Analysis:  Memorial Day weekend for many Americans means a three-day weekend and family cookouts. […]

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NSCS: Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes a moment to reflect

May 19, 2012 No Comments

CHARLOTTE, NC—NASCAR’s most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., hasn’t won a race since Michigan in June, 2008. That streak not only includes races in which points are awarded, but also in exhibition races like Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star race. A past winner of the event, Earhardt Jr. remembers how big that event was to him and his […]

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NSCS: Allmendinger starts from pole for Sprint Showdown

May 18, 2012 No Comments

A.J. Allmendinger wasn’t quite fast enough in practice to unseat Dale Earnhardt Jr. from the top spot for the Sprint Showdown. But, when it came time to qualify, Allmendinger was able to beat Earnhardt and everyone else to grab the pole for the prelimenary All-Star event on Saturday night. With a lap of 192.47 MPH/28.06 […]

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NSCS: Sprint All-Star Race/ Sprint Showdown preview—Charlotte

May 18, 2012 No Comments

Information:   Date: Saturday, May 19, 2012 Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway—Concord, NC Time: 7:30 p.m. ET Distance: All-Star Race/ 100 laps (Four 20 lap segments, then a final 10 laps) —Sprint Showdown/ 40 laps (Two 20 lap segments) Broadcast: TV/ SPEED at 7 p.m. ET time Radio: Performance Racing Network, Sirius XM Channel 90 Notes and Analysis:  […]

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Three things learned from the Darlington race weekend

May 14, 2012 No Comments

Darlington is known as the track that is “too tough to tame,” but after the race weekend two powerhouses at the track walked away knowing that they tamed the “lady in black.” Joe Gibbs Racing once again concurred the Nationwide series race with Joey Logano winning on Friday night. On Saturday Gibbs followed that up […]

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