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  • • Drivers processing dangers after Newman crash
    While NASCAR hasn't had a fatal crash in national series competition since Dale Earnhardt died in the 2001 Daytona 500, Ryan Newman's crash at Daytona Monday night has Cup Series drivers pondering the sport's dangers....2020
  • • Guthrie, Earnhardt voted into Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame
    Janet Guthrie and Dale Earnhardt will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during a ceremony in downtown Indianapolis on May 21....2020
  • • Dale Earnhardt Jr. defends celebration by Denny Hamlin, No. 11 team
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. said on NASCAR America: "I think back to 2001 when dad had his accident and Michael Waltrip had made it all the way to victory lane himself and celebrating what he feels like was the most incredible moment of his life."...2020
  • • Dale Earnhardt Jr., Donald Trump among supporters wishing Ryan Newman well after Daytona 500 crash
    Ryan Newman received an outpouring of support after a terrifying scene at Daytona....2020
  • • NASCAR driver Ryan Newman awake and speaking to doctors after ugly Daytona 500 crash
    NASCAR and the larger sports world were on pins and needles Monday night after veteran driver Ryan Newman was involved in one of the ugliest accidents we have ever seen. It came on the final turn of the final lap of the Daytona 500 with Newman leading his competition. He crashed into the wall and flipped before being hit by another car on the driver side. Then Newman’s car caught fire. As Newman w...2020
  • • NASCAR: We need to have another conversation on safety
    Since 2001, NASCAR has done everything in their power to make sure safety is the number one priority. But it’s time for another conversation on the matter. There have been many terrifying wrecks since the tragedy of Dale Earnhardt in 2001: Carl Edwards at Talladega Superspeedway in 2009 and Austin Dillon at Daytona International Speedway […] NASCAR: We need to have another conversation...2020
  • • Dale Earnhardt Jr. opens up about trying to 'get over' fear of flying after 2019 plane crash
    The former NASCAR driver said he's changed his entire approach to flying following a crash landing near Bristol Motor Speedway in August 2019....2020
  • • As Homestead one-off nears, the pull of driving grows stronger for Dale Earnhardt Jr.
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be back in the Sunshine State next month for his only scheduled NASCAR Xfinity Series start of the season at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But as the NASCAR season gets started this weekend at Daytona International Speedway, he admitted that the lure of competition...2020
  • • Dale Jr. alters approach to flying after scary crash
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. spent decades taking risks on the track and in the air. He's trying to minimize both these days....2020
  • • Dale Jr. alters approach to flying after scary plane crash
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. spent decades taking risks on the track and in the air. Earnhardt said Sunday before the Daytona 500 that he's changed his approach to flying following a harrowing crash landing near Bristol Motor Speedway last August....2020

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  • • NASCAR driver Ryan Newman awake and speaking to doctors after ugly Daytona 500 crash
    NASCAR and the larger sports world were on pins and needles Monday night after veteran driver Ryan Newman was involved in one of the ugliest accidents we have ever seen. It came on the final turn of the final lap of the Daytona 500 with Newman leading his competition. He crashed into the wall and flipped before being hit by another car on the driver side. Then Newman’s car caught fire. As Newman w...2020
  • • Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Luke Kuechly set 'amazing example' with decision
    Earnhardt, who retired because of head injuries, says it's promising that more athletes are becoming better educated about their health....2020
  • • Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Luke Kuechly set 'amazing example' with decision
    Earnhardt, who retired because of head injuries, says it's promising that more athletes are becoming better educated about their health....2020
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. releases first public statement after plane crash
    • Dale Earnhardt Jr. releases first public statement after plane crash
    "We are truly blessed that all on board escaped with no serious injuries, including our daughter, our pilots and our dog," Earnhardt said....2019
  • • Will Kansas be the Kyle and Kevin Show?
    Much of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season has been dominated by Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch. So far in 2018, the two have combined for seven wins and have led 1,239 laps in Cup competition. Several times through the 1990s, we had the Dale and Dale—Earnhardt battling Jarrett. This year, there’s been a lot of Harvick vs Busch. Statistically, over the past six events at Kansas Speedwa...2018
  • • Social media not to blame for Kevin Harvick’s penalties after Las Vegas
    LAS VEGAS, NV – MARCH 04: Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John’s Ford, crosses the finish line to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 4, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images) Since crew chief Rodney Childers was fined, car chief Robert Smith suspended and himself and his No. 4 Stewart-...2018

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  • 911 calls from Dale Earnhardt Jr. plane crash released
    • 911 calls from Dale Earnhardt Jr. plane crash released
    The airport is near Bristol Motor Speedway, so NASCAR thanked the first responders by offering them free tickets to this weekend's races....2019
  • • NASCAR Cup: Darrell Waltrip thinks of death in Pocono crash
    As Darrell Wallace Jr.’s No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevrolet headed toward a retaining wall, head-on, during the Gander Outdoors 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa., on July 29, the driver wondered if he was about to die. “I didn’t know if I was going to die or not,” Wallace said as a substitute guest host of Ryan Blaney’s “Glass Case of Emotion” po...2018
  • • NASCAR America: Dale Earnhardt Jr. offers advice to Ricky Stenhouse Jr. about Daytona
    Dale Earnhardt Jr.: 'In todays world with technology and all that if youre gonna call a guy, call him the next day.'...2018
  • • NASCAR Cup: Joey Logano pleased with inheritance from Dale Earnhardt Jr.
    TALLADEGA, AL – APRIL 29: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil/Autotrader Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on April 29, 2018 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images) FROM THE DRIVE When Dale Earnhardt Jr. retired from competition as a full-time driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR...2018
  • • Dale Eardnhardt Jr. conflicted with the Redskins' trade decision
    BY NICOLE HUTCHISON Former NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. is strongly conflicted on the Redskins' blockbuster trade for Alex Smith. "I had a bit of a change of heart...2018
  • • Dale Earnhardt Jr. weighs in on Alex Smith replacing Kirk Cousins in Washington
    Celebrity sports fans: They're just like us! Dale Earnhardt Jr. shares his thoughts on the Alex Smith trade....2018
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. weighs in on Alex Smith replacing Kirk Cousins in Washington
    • Dale Earnhardt Jr. weighs in on Alex Smith replacing Kirk Cousins in Washington
    Celebrity sports fans: They're just like us! Dale Earnhardt Jr. shares his thoughts on the Alex Smith trade....2018
  • • Dale Earnhardt Jr. will make his NBC debut during Super Bowl pregame, Winter Olympics
    NBC hired Dale Earnhardt Jr. primarily to contribute to its NASCAR coverage, but before he gets to that, he’ll be asked to comment on some sports he doesn’t know quite so well. NBC announced Tuesday that Earnhardt will debut on the network’s Super Bowl pregame coverage February 4 and then on its Winter Olympics coverage beginning days later in PyeongChang, South Korea. At the Super Bowl, Earnhardt...2018

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  • • NASCAR Hall of Fame adds five
    Membership in the NASCAR Hall of Fame grew by five on Feb. 1 when the Hall inducted its 10th class of five — Jeff Gordon, Davey Allison, Alan Kulwicki, Jack Roush and Roger Penske — bringing total membership to 50. “What a special evening. I’m so honored to be here surrounded by friends, family, fans and many people that have worked very hard behind the scenes for me over the years,” Gordon said d...2019
  • • Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway
    Here are some statistics to keep in mind as the drivers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series head to Kentucky Speedway for the Quaker State 400. The NASCAR Cup Series is headed to Kentucky Speedway for another trip to 1.5-mile intermediate speedway. Here is a look at some statistics, courtesy of NASCAR.com, to keep an eye on this weekend. Starts 81 drivers have competed in at least one Monst...2018
  • • Jeff Gordon leads list of 2019 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees
    The NASCAR Hall of Fame voting committee met at the Hall of Fame in Uptown Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday and selected Jeff Gordon, Davey Allison, Alan Kulwicki, Jack Roush and Roger Penske as 2019 inductees into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. They officially will be inducted into the Hall on Feb. 2019. When officially inducted, Gordon will become a first-ballot hall of famer. He was added to the list of...2018
  • • Hendrick Motorsports 2018 NASCAR Team Preview
    After losing Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeff Gordon to retirement within the past three seasons, Hendrick Motorsports adds two new faces to their 2018 lineup. Chase Elliott, No. 9 NAPA Chevrolet (Crew Chief: Alan Gustafson) 2017 stats: 5th in points, 0 wins, 12 top fives, 21 top tens, 1 pole, 2 playoff points 2017 recap: There was no sophomore slump for Chase Elliott last season. Sure, the No. 24 team...2018

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  • • NASCAR driver Ryan Newman awake and speaking to doctors after ugly Daytona 500 crash
    2020
  • • Top Stories of 2019, #6: Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane crash
    Motorsport.com's countdown of the biggest stories in racing in 2019 continues with another that did not take place on the race track – the horrific plane crash involving former NASCAR driver-turned-analyst Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family....2019
  • • Elliott claims back-to-back most popular driver awards
    Chase Elliott continues to follow in the footsteps of his father. On Thursday it was announced that Elliott, son of Bill Elliott, had won his second straight most popular driver award. Elliott became the first driver to win the award after the retirement of Dale Earnhardt Jr. who won the award 15 times in a […]...2019
  • • NASCAR world reacts to Dale Earnhardt Jr., family surviving plane crash
    Earnhardt's sister Kelley confirmed the family and their two pilots were taken to a hospital but are "safe" after the incident....2019
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr., wife, daughter 'safe' after plane crash in Tennessee
    • Dale Earnhardt Jr., wife, daughter 'safe' after plane crash in Tennessee
    Earnhardt's sister Kelley said the former NASCAR star and his wife and daughter were at the hospital for evaluation....2019
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. spreads mother's ashes at intimate family gathering
    • Dale Earnhardt Jr. spreads mother's ashes at intimate family gathering
    "What an amazing ending to a special day," Earnhardt wrote on Instagram with a photo of a rainbow that made a surprise appearance....2019
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. to pay tribute to father in special way at Darlington Raceway
    • Dale Earnhardt Jr. to pay tribute to father in special way at Darlington Raceway
    The color scheme is based on the No. 8 car driven by Dale Earnhardt in his Cup debut on May 25, 1975 at Charlotte Motor Speedway....2019
  • • Earnhardt Jr. unveils Darlington scheme
    As a third-generation racer, Dale Earnhardt Jr. understands the importance of family, hard work and heritage. Today, Hellmann’s and Earnhardt Jr. unveiled a special paint scheme that captures those key elements in a memorable way, announcing by video a throwback tribute to his late father Dale Earnhardt Sr. that he’ll drive during the Xfinity Series […]...2019
  • • Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Jr., dies at 65
    Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and a longtime employee at JR Motorsports, has died at 65 following a battle with cancer....2019
  • • Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. passes away
    Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kelley Earnhardt Miller, died at age 65 after a battle with cancer, JR Motorsports announced Monday afternoon. Jackson was a longtime employee of JR Motorsports, joining her son’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race team as an accounting specialist in 2004. Her sarcastic sense of humor injected a brand […]...2019

Top Dale Earnhardt news

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. crashes in snowstorm, warns N.C. residents 'stay off the roads'
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. said he "center punched a pine tree" in a snowstorm Wednesday, but assured fans he is OK....2018
  • • Austin Dillon, in the No. 3, wins Daytona 500
    Leading only in the final lap, Austin Dillon claimed victory at the Daytona 500 in the No. 3 -- 20 years after Dale Earnhardt won the 1998 event in the No. 3....2018
  • • NASCAR: We need to have another conversation on safety
    2020
  • • Luke Kuechly retires from Panthers: NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he made 'the right call'
    The driving legend knows exactly what Kuechly is going through...2020
  • • NASCAR: Is Dale Earnhardt Jr. a first-ballot Hall of Famer?
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. is set to be eligible to be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2021. Will he make it in his first year of eligibility? Going into 2021, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be eligible to be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. This comes after a bunch of changes were […] NASCAR: Is Dale Earnhardt Jr. a first-ballot Hall of Famer? - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the Flag - Your #1 D...2020
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. makes own name in touching new Goodyear commercial
    • Dale Earnhardt Jr. makes own name in touching new Goodyear commercial
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. has made a name for himself in NASCAR while living up to his father's legacy. That's the message Goodyear is sending in a new, tear-jerking ad....2018
  • • Earnhardt interested in Panthers purchase
    Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. told The Associated Press he's interested, but not involved, in the purchase of the Carolina Panthers....2018
  • • How long will the Earnhardt name be in NASCAR?
    The Earnhardt name has competed in NASCAR for decades, most notably with Dale. But for how much longer will that be the case? No name has a tie to NASCAR‘s past as well as its present-day competition quite like the name Earnhardt does. Most notably, Dale Earnhardt tied Richard Petty’s record of seven career championships, […] How long will the Earnhardt name be in NASCAR? - Beyon...2020
  • • NASCAR fan turns a Tesla into a Dale Earnhardt homage
    Ever wonder what Dale Earnhardt's famous No. 3 race car would look like if it was a Tesla? Well, wonder no more. It's now been done....2020
  • • Earnhardt name back in NASCAR for 46th consecutive year
    With Dale Earnhardt Jr. set to compete in the Xfinity Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, this is slated to be the 46th consecutive season with an Earnhardt in NASCAR. Former full-time NASCAR Cup Series driver and 15-time Most Popular Driver Award winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. confirmed to FanSided last year that he would be returning […] Earnhardt name back in NASCAR for 46th consecutive y...2020

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  • • NASCAR at Pocono: Vegas odds, fantasy advice, prediction, sleepers, drivers to watch for Gander Outdoors 400
    Martin Truex Jr. will attempt to become the first driver since Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2014 to sweep the season's two events at Pocono Raceway...2018

Dale Earnhardt schedule, game

  • • As Homestead one-off nears, the pull of driving grows stronger for Dale Earnhardt Jr.
    2020
  • • Jeffrey Earnhardt joins JD Motorsports for limited XFINITY schedule
    JD Motorsports with Gary Keller (JDM) is pleased to announce the return of Jeffrey Earnhardt to the driver lineup for the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) season. The grandson of legendary driver and NASCAR Hall of Fame member Dale Earnhardt reunites with JDM after running a full season with the team in 2014. While racing […]...2020
  • • NASCAR Xfinity: Jeb Burton, Daniel Hemric’s schedules with JR Motorsports released
    Retired NASCAR Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. recently made an official announcement that he’d drive the No. 8 Chevrolet fielding by the JR Motorsports team he co-owns in the March 21 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Daniel Hemric and Jeb Burton will share driving duties of the No. 8 in the other 32 races that make up the 2020 Xfinity Series schedule. Both drivers rece...2020
  • • NBC adds Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Indianapolis 500 coverage as a roving reporter
    Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s work for NBC so far has usually been on their Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series broadcasts, where he serves as an analyst. But the network has also found all sorts of other places to feature Earnhardt, from racing in the Xfinity Series for one night only to appearing on their broadcasts of the Super Bowl (the pre-game show), the Winter Olympics, the Stanley Cup playoffs (much t...2019
  • • NASCAR Xfinity: Chase Elliott drives for JR Motorsports at Daytona
    Chase Elliott is pulling double-duty Daytona 500 weekend, as he’ll pilot the No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet in Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. “I’m looking forward to getting back behind the wheel for JRM in Daytona,” Elliott said. “Kelley (Earnhardt Miller), Dale (Earnhardt Jr., JRM co-owners) and the entire organization have been so great ...2019
  • • NASCAR Xfinity: JR Motorsports releases driver schedule for No. 8
    The NASCAR Xfinity Series team co-owned by Dale Earnhardt Jr. recently announced a shuffling of the numbers on its cars and the introduction of the No. 8 to the team. Earnhardt formerly raced the No. 8 in the NASCAR Cup Series, and the number’s significance to the Earnhardt family goes back to Earnhardt’s grandfather, Ralph Earnhardt. “Things will look a little different for team JRM when we unloa...2019
  • • NASCAR Xfinity: Zane Smith goes part-time with JR Motorsports
    NASCAR Next program driver Zane Smith will drive the No. 9 JR Motorsports Chevrolet in eight NASCAR Xfinity Series races in 2019, the race team announced Tuesday. “Zane is going to be an important part of the lineup for the No. 9 team next year,” JR Motorsports co-owner Dale Earnhardt Jr. said. “It’s a great opportunity for him. The team is going to take on a different feel with a handful of drive...2018
  • • Martinsville: The Ultimate Agent of Chaos
    A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article saying that Talladega was being hyped up to be this big wildcard race full of action, crashing, and excitement. I also questioned whether we would actually see that because the past several years during the playoff races at Talladega that just hadn’t been the case at all. Then we all know that Talladega did kind of land with a hard thud and didn’t provide m...2018
  • • Bell wins Xfinity race at Richmond; Dale Jr. 4th
    Christopher Bell advanced to the second round of the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs Friday with his win at Richmond Raceway. Dale Earnhardt Jr., running his only race of the season, finished fourth, behind runner-up Ross Chastain andDaniel Hemric....2018
  • • Bell Bolts To Xfinity Win
    RacinToday.com Christopher Bell captured Friday night’s NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs race at Richmond International Raceway. In a race that featured Dale Earnhardt Jr. leading the most laps in his only scheduled race of 2018, Bell surged past leader Matt Tifft after a restart on Lap 237 of 250 and pulled away to beat Ross Chastain to the finish [...]...2018

Dale Earnhardt rumors, scandals

  • • TORRES: Blaney Could Save NASCAR’s Driver Relatability Crisis
    By Luis Torres, Staff Writer A week removed from the annual NASCAR Media Tour, the buzz around media tabloids wasn’t about Speedweeks or season expectations, but drivers being vocal about NASCAR’s promotion towards the future as the sport enters its 70th season without a strong media darling like Dale Earnhardt, Jr. The first wave of the “Young Gun Movement” from the early 2000s are now the establ...2018