Dale Earnhardt Jr.

NBC Just Found A Free-Wheeling (And Winning) NASCAR Announcer Combo

Just because Dale Earnhardt Jr. has joined NBC’s telecasts of NASCAR races this year does not make them episodes of <i>The Dale Earnhardt Jr. Show.</i> Earnhardt’s job is still to provide insightful race analysis with two others, not to hog air time with jokes and old racing stories.<p>Earnhardt won’t be able …

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Dale Jr. Foundation sets 2018 Gloves Program

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 21, 2018) - As has been for the past four years, The Dale Jr. Foundation will support Nationwide Children's Hospital with a …

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NASCAR: Michael McDowell spins out, hits wall in practice

Michael McDowell hits the wall on turn 3 in practice at New Hampshire and Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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NASCAR drivers rip Dale Jr. for considering wearing throwback shirt of himself

Dale Earnhardt Jr. found himself in an interesting discussion this week around old-school t-shirts, which is not terribly surprising giving the retired NASCAR driver’s affinity for vintage t-shirts.<p>For some quick background, Junior told everyone last week that he checks eBay on a daily basis …

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BREAKING: NHRA’s Don Schumacher, all 7 of his drivers to donate brains for concussion research

In a collective large-scale move never before seen in motorsports or any other form of professional sports, NHRA drag racing team owner Don …

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Dash for cash: Cup champ Truex in the market for ’19 sponsor

Martin Truex Jr. has a sudden thirst for sponsorship cash.<p>Truex and his Furniture Row Racing team had about three weeks' notice that 5-hour Energy …

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Dale Jr. Download: Old friend surprises Dale with his father’s Rookie of the Year shirt

On July 11, Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweeted a picture of a vintage shirt celebrating his father’s Rookie of the Year campaign in the Cup Series in …

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These are the 2019 ‘dreams tracks’ for Dale Earnhardt Jr., other NASCAR stars

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and other NASCAR stars have been tweeting their 2019 “dream tracks” this week, venues that currently host no races in the top …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. receives special gift from fan

Dale Earnhardt Jr. had been looking for a retro shirt that featured his dad on it. A fan surprised him with a brand new one in the studio.

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Hotrod team donates brains, urges same from military members

MORRISON, Colo. — Concussion experts would someday like to conduct the same amount of research on head injuries among military members as they’ve done for football players.<p>One way to get there: racecar drivers.<p>All seven members of the world’s largest hotrod team, Don Schumacher Racing, pledged …

Hot Rods

Picture it: Shaq, Shark Week, Sea Life

There’s all sorts of synergy going on in this picture. It’s faux Shaq meeting real-life sharks at Sea Life Aquarium. The International Drive …

Madame Tussauds

Full list of NASCAR winners of Best Driver at the ESPYs | NASCAR.com

Martin Truex Jr.’s latest win — Wednesday night at the ESPY Awards — was another tally for NASCAR in the Best Driver category.<p>Since the ESPYs debuted …

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Which tracks should be added to Cup, Xfinity series?

Should NASCAR consider scheduling an Xfinity Series or Cup Series race at the first track in Eldora? Kyle Busch and Dale Earnhardt Jr. discuss.

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NASCAR America at 6 p.m. ET: Kyle Busch joins Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton

Today’s episode of NASCAR America airs from 6-7 p.m. ET on NBCSN and features a guest appearance by Kyle Busch.<p>Rutledge Wood will host with Dale …

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NASCAR America: Kyle Busch would have accepted Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s call on Friday

If Ricky Stenhouse Jr. had called Kyle Busch as late as Friday morning before the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, none of last week’s verbal …

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Updates from the Armchair: This Week in iRacing

Ahead of Wednesday’s Eldora Dirt Derby in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, fans and drivers have been slinging virtual dirt in preparation.<p>It’s …

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NBC Sports to debut ‘NBC Race Team Broadcast’ at New Hampshire

As part of its way of reinventing how it presents NASCAR races to fans, NBC Sports will present an analyst-only broadcast for the July 22 Cup race at …

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With Dale Jr. on TV, his fan base tries to figure out who to root for

In the seven Quaker State 400s Dale Earnhardt Jr. drove in at Kentucky Speedway, he never came close to winning.<p>However, in the grandstands, Dale Jr. …

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NBC to go with no play-by-play for New Hampshire NASCAR race

Dale Earnhardt Jr.</a> (L) and Jeff Burton (R) will be part of NBC’s experiment at New Hampshire. <a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" …

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Axalta Racing unveils Eagles-inspired race car

Today, Axalta Racing held a press conference at Commerce Square in Philadelphia to unveil a special race car to honor the Super Bowl champions.<p>That's …

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NASCAR America: Dale Earnhardt Jr. offers advice to Ricky Stenhouse Jr. about Daytona

After bearing most of the blame for multiple accidents at Daytona International Speedway, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has some bridges that need repair.<p>Dale …

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Q&A: Dale Earnhardt Jr. on state of NASCAR, life in the broadcast booth and the Chevy Camaro

<i>NBC Sports NASCAR analyst Dale Earnhardt Jr. sat down with the Cincinnati Enquirer Friday to talk about Kentucky Speedway, life in the broadcast booth and the current state of the sport.</i><p><b>Jason Hoffman:</b> So, this is week three in the booth. What’s the biggest surprise so far?<p><b>Dale Earnhardt Jr.:</b> The …

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NASCAR America: Jimmie Johnson is the Comeback Kid

America loves a Comeback Kid.<p>When Jimmie Johnson took the lead from Ricky Stenhouse Jr. on lap 109 of the Coke Zero 400, the fans in the grandstands …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn’t helping NASCAR ratings as an announcer, even at Daytona

On the other hand, there’s definitely reason to believe that Junior isn’t hurting ratings either.<p>It’s safe to say that if adding Dale Earnhardt Jr. …

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Spoiler Alert: Jax Taylor Just Invited These 2 Guests to His Wedding and They Are Major

One potential reveler is a famous race car driver — and the other is a Southern Charm pal.<p>Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright's engagement has …

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Hendrick Motorsports, PepsiCo/Mountain Dew extend relationship through 2020

Mountain Dew will continue as a sponsor of Hendrick Motorsports and Chase Elliott through 2020, the team announced Wednesday.<p>The soft drink will be a …

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Grading Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s first NASCAR race broadcasts

After retiring from the NASCAR Cup Series at the end of the 2017 season, Dale Earnhardt Jr. made the switch to broadcasting with NBC Sports.<p>The former driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet had minimal experience when he joined the NBC’s on-air crew, which includes longtime NASCAR analyst Rick Allen, …

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NASCAR America: Erik Jones rocks the flow

Erik Jones hails from Byron, Michigan – a three-hour, fifteen-minute drive from Mullett Township on the state’s northern shore.<p>As he stood on the …

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MasterChef, Speed Demons and more: 5 shows for your Wednesday night

Speed Demons<p><b>History, 7pm</b><p>Executive produced by Dale Earnhardt Jr., this two-hour special highlights the innovative, fearless and larger-than-life …

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The biggest turning point in Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Steve Letarte's relationship

Dale Earnhardt Jr. reunited with his former Hendrick Motorsports crew chief Steve Letarte when he joined NBC’s NASCAR broadcast crew. The pair worked together on the No. 88 Chevrolet team from 2011 to 2014, and they’re now on-air together each weekend.<p>Letarte recently published a book, <i>Leading the</i> …

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