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Greg Ives named crew chief for Earnhardt Jr. in 2015

Greg Ives named crew chief for Earnhardt Jr. in 2015

July 30, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Hendrick Motorspors has announced that Greg Ives will return to the organization in 2015 as crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the No.88 Chevrolet. Ives,34, served as race engineer for Jimmie Johnson from 2006-2010 and was part of the historic run of five-consecutive championships by the No.48 team. Since 2013, […]

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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NSCS: Kasey Kahne wins third career Coca-Cola 600

May 27, 2012 No Comments

There was a time, earlier this year, that Kasey Kahne couldn’t even lead a lap when starting from the pole. Sunday night Kahne didn’t lead a lap at the beginning, but he did lead the most important lap, the last one, for the third time in his career in the season’s longest race. For Kahne […]

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Three things we learned from the All-Star/Iowa weekend

May 21, 2012 No Comments

  It was a busy week for the three national NASCAR touring series. All three series were racing on the same weekend for the first time since the Texas/Rockingham weekend in the middle of April. The trucks and  cup series returned to Charlotte, where most of the race teams are based from, for the annual […]

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NSCS: Could Martinsville provide Hendrick win 200

April 1, 2012 No Comments

199 wins in the books, and seeking number 200. That’s the position Hendrick Motorsports finds itself in heading into Sunday’s Goody’s Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway. A track that has brought tears of joy, and of sorrow to the organization in their 28 year history in NASCAR. Back in April, 1984, Geoff Bodine would give […]

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NSCS: Kahne starts on Pole for Sunday’s race

March 31, 2012 No Comments

Rick Hendrick is still searching for his team’s 200th career NASCAR win, and on Sunday, Hendrick driver Kasey Kahne will try and make that happen. Kahne who just came to Hendrick’s team this year has qualified for the pole for this Sunday’s Goody’s Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville. With a lap of 97.128 MPH/ 19.50 […]

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NSCS: Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville preview

March 30, 2012 No Comments

Information: Date: Sunday, April 1, 2012 Time: 1 p.m. ET Location: Martinsville Speedway Distance: 500 laps/263 miles Broadcast: TV—Fox broadcast time starts at 12:30 p.m. Radio—MRN Analysis: Last year, it came down to a small bump, to capture the spring win at Martinsville Speedway in the Spring. With the laps closing down, Dale Earnhardt Jr. […]

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