Dale Earnhardt Jr. Ends Talladega Career With 7th Place Finish

Talladega, Ala – It now appears that unless Dale Earnhardt Jr. can turn things around over the next five races, then his last Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory will have come in November 2015 at the Phoenix Raceway. Sunday, was supposed to be Earnhardt’s last real shot of ending his winless drought. While the chips were falling his way, he could only muster a seventh place finish in his No. 88 Chevrolet. Earnhardt, even said so from the start of this weekend. You could definitely sense a little more urgency,…

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Earnhardt Jr. Wins 1st Career Talladega Pole, Elliott To Start 2nd

Talladega, Ala – It’s hard to believe, but prior to this weekend, Dale Earnhardt Jr. had never won a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pole at the Talladega Superspeedway. In his final start though, Earnhardt Jr. ended that drought. Earnhardt, powered his No. 88 Chevrolet around the high banked 2.66-mile Alabama track in the final round of Coors Light Pole Award qualifying with a speed of 190.544 mph, good enough to earn his 15th career Cup pole and second of the season. The pole comes just 24 hours after he received…

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. A Chance To Go Out With Storybook Win On Sunday in Talladega

As the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff battle heats up heading to the Talladega Superspeedway, one big storyline could really steal the headlines on Sunday. What if Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes his No. 88 Chevrolet to victory lane in Sunday’s Alabama 500 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN)? What if? Can I dream a minute here?

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Crashes In Practice, To Go To Backup Car, Keselowski and Kyle Busch Also Crash, Blame Track Substance

Concord, NC – This will be Dale Earnhardt Jr’s final start at his true hometown track. A lot of places are significant for the famed third generation driver to make his final start at. His final start at Daytona in July was significant. So was Indianapolis. So was Bristol. But, his final race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, a track near Kannapolis where he was raised, will surely hold a special meaning for the North Carolina native. But, the final weekend at the 1.5-mile track didn’t start off as planned. Earnhardt,…

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NASCAR Losing Star Power Recently, Danica’s Announcement Further Adds To That

Statistically, NASCAR will be losing two drivers are the end of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season that combined, have never won a championship on NASCAR’s top level. Combined, they have 26 wins, all by one of the two drivers himself. So, on paper, it’s not a big loss. But, their presence, that is where NASCAR is really losing big. Unfortunately, people should associate NASCAR with names like Jimmie Johnson, Chase Elliott and guys like that. But, two of arguably NASCAR’s most popular drivers worldwide are Dale Earnhardt…

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Says He Doesn’t Have a Top 5 Car For Saturday Night’s Race in Richmond, Will Be Surprise To Him To Win

Richmond, VA – Dale Earnhardt Jr. has one last shot to make the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The only way he is among the 16 drivers vying for this year’s championship is if he wins Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN). He’s way too far behind to make the playoffs on points alone, so he knows he has to win at the Richmond Raceway this weekend in order to make the big show. But, as we stand right now, Earnhardt says his No. 88 Chevrolet…

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Due To Loose Lugnuts at Darlington, Dale Earnhardt Jr. To Be Without Greg Ives This Weekend at Richmond

NASCAR announced three big penalties from Darlington, but a fourth one revealed wasn’t as surprising as the others. After the completion of last Sunday’s Southern 500, NASCAR found two loose lugnuts on Dale Earnhardt Jr’s No. 88 Chevrolet. In return, NASCAR announced penalties on Wednesday and that the Hendrick Motorsports team was handed a safety violation for lug nuts not properly installed following Earnhardt’s 22nd-place finish. Because of that, crew chief Greg Ives was fined $20,000 and suspended from the next race. That means that Earnhardt Jr. won’t have his…

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