Horrible news in the NASCAR world today, as it has been announced that Brenda Jackson, who is the mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kelley Earnhardt Elledge, has passed away at the age of 65. Continue reading “Sad News: Brenda Jackson — Mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kelley Earnhardt — Passes Away”
By Toby Christie, Editor (Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie)
Daytona International Speedway announced that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be the honorary driver of the pace vehicle for the upcoming 61st-annual Daytona 500. Earnhardt will pace the field in a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado. According to the release, this will be the first time that a truck has been the pace vehicle for The Great American Race. Continue reading “Dale Earnhardt Jr. Will Drive Pace Truck For the Daytona 500”
Racing Legends: Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Written by Toby Christie
He’s a 15-time most popular driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, and he was the face of the sport through the last two decades.
Despite having the weight of the world thrown onto his shoulders after a tragic finish to the 2001 Daytona 500, this driver went on to record 50 NASCAR National Series wins through from 1998 to 2017.
He was fast on the track, but Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s legacy is more than just his race results. His popularity was a combination of his famous last name, a clean driving style, a humble personality and philanthropy.
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Kerry Murphey recaps all 3 series from the NASCAR Weekend at Phoenix, and this is it folks, only one race remains for…..Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Continue reading “Audio: The Final Lap – Phoenix NASCAR Recap / Dale Jr. has 1 left”
Kerry Murphey recaps the NASCAR Cup Series Kansas Weekend, and Dale Jr. is very excited to become a father next May.
Continue reading “Audio: The Final Lap – Kansas Recap / Dale Jr. Becoming a father”
Kerry Murphey recaps the New Hampshire / Kentucky NASCAR weekend. Joey Logano gets ‘time-out’, Dale Earnhardt Jr. against blown tire burn outs, and Tweets his thoughts on taking a knee during the National Anthem, and people have noticed.
Continue reading “Audio: The Final Lap – Dale Jr. takes virtual knee / New Hampshire Race Recaps”
Kerry Murphey recaps the amazing Bristol sweep weekend. Plus we hear from Dale Earnhardt Jr. who tells us more about his recovery last year.
Continue reading “Audio: The Final Lap – Dale Jr. almost didn’t return / Kyle Busch Sweeps”
By: Toby Christie – follow on twitter @toby_christie
This week, on Sirius XM radio’s Happy Hours show Kevin Harvick attributed most of NASCAR’s attendance and ratings slide over the last few years to Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s lack of production on the race track.
Continue reading “Christie: Sorry Harvick, Dale Jr. is Not the Reason NASCAR is Slumping”
By: Toby Christie – @Toby_Christie
It has been a rough curtain call season so far for Dale Earnhardt Jr. After 16 races, the 42-year-old driver is mired 22nd in points, but he is riding the momentum of two straight top-10 finishes heading into possibly his best track — Daytona International Speedway.
Earnhardt always seems to be a factor when it comes down to the win at restrictor plate races, and this time around — possibly his final race at Daytona — he has a really fast car.
Continue reading “Dale Earnhardt Jr. Has Great Car For What Could Be Last Daytona Race”