Why Kasey Kahne and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Both Need Top 5’s In Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600

It’s not time to ring the alarm just yet for Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey Kahne and Dale Earnhardt Jr. but if another bad finish occurs in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, then it may be time to start the signal for it. Right now, they sits a disappointing 16th and 25th respectively in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series points standings. If 12 races go by and they’re still not challenging for top fives, then it’s time to start writing them off as championship contenders for 2017.…

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Earns Geico 500 Pole at Talladega

It’s been nearly four years since Ricky Stenhouse Jr. earned his lone Monster Energy NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole. Stenhouse, won the pole for the Labor Day weekend race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway back in 2013. Now, the Mississippi native can add to that total. 

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Rick Hendrick Appreciative of Earnhardt, “There Will Never Be Another Dale Earnhardt Jr.”

When Dale Earnhardt Jr. signed with Hendrick Motorsports in 2008, Earnhardt nation was stunned. Their leader, their savior, was going to the “darkside.” Prior to that, since 1993, Hendrick was treated like a rival to the Earnhardt fans. It all stemmed from the Jeff Gordon vs. Dale Earnhardt battles. But, what most people don’t know, is behind the scenes, Gordon and Earnhardt were actually friends. Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr., well they were friends too. So, within the garage, Earnhardt going to Hendrick Motorsports wasn’t as shocking as it seemed. 

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Says “You Have Not Seen the Last of Me” Will Race At Least 2 XFINITY Series Race in 2018

Dale Earnhardt Jr. shockingly announced his retirement from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Tuesday morning, but in his press conference this afternoon, the third generation driver revealed that his last race will actually not be at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on Nov. 19. In fact, Earnhardt Jr. is slated to run at least two NASCAR XFINITY Series races in 2018, and he mentioned towards the end of his opening statement that he will indeed honor that commitment next year. “You have not seen the last of me on the…

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NASCAR Facing Harsh Reality to Find New Fan Engaging Stars Quickly

From Richard Petty, Donnie/Bobby Allison, Cale Yarborough, Darrell Waltrip, Buddy Baker etc, to Dale Earnhardt, Davey Allison, Bill Elliott, Mark Martin etc, to Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr, etc. to whom? That’s NASCAR’s major problem now. All but one of those aforementioned drivers, well they’ve either retired, passed away, or will soon be retired. But, like that list states, there’s always been a bridge to gap the loss of one iconic group of drivers to another. In the last two years, NASCAR has seen Gordon, Stewart,…

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Hendrick Has to Make the Right Hire To Replace Dale Earnhardt Jr

Here’s something to think about, right now, at this moment, the Hendrick Motorsports driver lineup could be Jimmie Johnson, Chase Elliott, Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski. Seriously, that could be their team right now. If they didn’t hire Mark Martin and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2008 and 2009, they’d have those two drivers instead. Busch and Keselowski have gone away to other teams and have shined. Meanwhile, Martin, Earnhardt Jr. and Kasey Kahne have been the drivers since. Martin and Kahne have combined to win 10 races in the No. 5…

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Top Options to Replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Hendrick

Dale Earnhardt Jr. shocked the NASCAR world on Tuesday when he announced that the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season would be his last. Earnhardt, has made 603 career Cup starts over the course of 17 full-time seasons. He’s also missed 20 races due to concussions, which is even more of a reason to why he’s ready to hang up his helmet. But, with Earnhardt stepping away, who’s left to fill in?

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