Dale Earnhardt Jr. To Pull Double-Duty This Weekend at Bristol

It seems like a storyline you can just change the track name and stats for Dale Earnhardt Jr. at that respective track each week, but Saturday night marks Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s 35th, and final, start at Bristol Motor Speedway. This is one that means a lot to him, because the night race at Bristol is one that the third generation driver has always been fond of. In fact, Junior has finished in the top 10 in nearly half his Bristol starts (16 of 34) and visited Victory Lane at this…

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hoping Past Michigan Success Leads to Playoff Saving Victory on Sunday

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wants to be part of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs come next month. He said if he’s not, it’s like missing out of the biggest party of the year. With this being his final season in NASCAR’s premiere series, he would love to go out like Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards did. All three made the playoffs, two of the three made it to the final round at Homestead. But, if Earnhardt is going to do that, he’s going to have to win…

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Reveals Homestead Car

When Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes the checkered flag at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Nov. 19, his career as a full-time NASCAR Cup Series driver will come to a close. What better way to sign off a tremendous 18-year run than to do so in a car that carries the paint scheme he raced from the very beginning? The No. 88 Axalta/AutoNation Chevrolet that Earnhardt Jr. will race during the season-ending 400-mile event at Homestead will feature the iconic scheme from 1999, with a black roof, red main panels and raked side…

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Pocono May Be Earnhardt Jr’s Last Stand To Make This Year’s Playoffs

It’s no secret, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has to win over the next six races in order to be playoff bound for this year’s playoff’s on NASCAR’s premiere level. Currently, he’s 22nd in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series points standings, 213 points behind Matt Kenseth for the 16th and final playoff spot. That’s way too much to gain in six races. So, the only way that Earnhardt makes the playoffs, is by securing a spot by winning a race. With that being said, it appears that the race at the…

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Rough Day for the 2 Drivers Trying To Join Their Fathers In Brickyard 400 Victory Lane

INDIANAPOLIS – Two drivers entered the field for Sunday’s Brickyard 400 with a shot to join their fathers in victory lane on the hallowed grounds of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr. were hoping to join the ranks of their historic dads to win the Brickyard 400. Dale Earnhardt Sr. won in 1995, Bill Elliott in 2002. No father-son duo has ever won the Brickyard 400 and just one has done so in the Indianapolis 500. Unfortunately, both of their days went up in smoke instead. 

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“It’s an Absolute Honor To Race Here” Earnhardt Jr. to Make Final Indianapolis Start

INDIANAPOLIS – Dale Earnhardt Jr. will make his final start of his career at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Sunday’s 24th annual Brickyard 400 (3:30 p.m. ET/NBC/IMS Radio Network). Normally, the story of Earnhardt making his final start at a track would get old. I mean it’s a story we will write about every week. But, this is Indy and this means more. 

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