Dale Earnhardt Jr. News
Dale Earnhardt Jr . says he'll resume driving as soon as doctors allow
WATKINS GLEN, NY - Dale Earnhardt Jr. made his first appearance at a racetrack since being diagnosed with a concussion four weeks ago, and he has a message for his fans: He's not retiring. Not yet, anyway. Earnhardt, who has missed the last three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races and will miss at
Dale Earnhardt Jr . eager to 'race more' but not putting timetable on his return
Dale Earnhardt Jr. said he plans to race again. When that will happen, he doesn't know. On his weekly "The Dale Jr. Download" podcast Monday, Earnhardt gave no timetable for his return as he continues to battle balance problems that doctors have told him are from a concussion suffered June 12 at
Chris Buescher emerges in the fog at Pocono for 1st career Cup win
LONG POND, Pa. -- Chris Buescher emerged from the fog and foul weather to become a stunning winner in Monday's shortened Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway. Buescher, who drives for underfunded Front Row Motorsports and hadn't finished better than 14th all season, was the beneficiary on a rare
Dale Earnhardt Jr . tweets, 'Docs preaching patience'
LONG POND, Pa. -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. indicated Saturday that his return to racing is not imminent as he continues to treatment for concussion-type symptoms. Earnhardt posted the following in a tweet Saturday morning: Earnhardt, 41, is missing his third consecutive race after suffering balance
Turn 4: How has Joe Gibbs Racing pulled so far ahead?
Our experts weigh in on four of the biggest questions in NASCAR. This week, we hit Joe Gibbs Racing, solutions for Indy and the mystery surrounding the 88 car: Turn 1: How could Joe Gibbs Racing get this far ahead in what is supposed to be the most competitive era of NASCAR? Ricky Craven, ESPN
Symbolism surrounds the mystery of Dale Earnhardt Jr .'s return
Full disclosure: I just don't get all the uproar over the signage for the No. 88 team at Indianapolis Motor Speedway last weekend. To those yelling "Disrespect!" and saying Indianapolis Motor Speedway was wrong to put a sign above the No. 88 garage stall that said " Jeff Gordon ," it's important to
Jeff Gordon qualifies 21st as he subs in for ailing Dale Earnhardt Jr .
INDIANAPOLIS - Jeff Gordon typically would leave frustrated after qualifying 21st for a race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In a substitute role driving for a crew he has never worked with before, he left the track Saturday a little disappointed but much calmer than he was a day earlier when he
Jeff Gordon runs 9th in first practice session at Brickyard
INDIANAPOLIS -- Jeff Gordon tried to have fun in his first practice session Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, his first laps in a race car since last November when he thought he had hung up his fire suit for good. But he couldn't have fun. The four-time Sprint Cup champion had to focus on his
Dale Earnhardt Jr . sensing 'improvement' from concussion symptoms
INDIANAPOLIS -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. indicated Friday he is feeling a little better as he battles balance issues and nausea believed to be from concussions. Earnhardt, who has been working with doctors for the past 10 days, will miss his second consecutive race this weekend. "Today is the 1st day in