NASCAR Wire Service Richmond – Jeffrey Earnhardt never expected it; he also never asked for it. But when his uncle, Dale Earnhardt Jr., called to offer him a seat in his No. 5 JR Motorsports Chevrolet for Friday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway (7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN News), he was more [...]
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Dale Earnhardt Jr. harbors no hard feelings toward Jimmie Johnson Simmer down, Earnhardt Nation. The way Dale Earnhardt Jr. sees it, those who bashed Jimmie Johnson for supposed selfish driving last Sunday at Martinsville were simply trying to stir up trouble.
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Earnhardt digresses from fantasy football to pick NCAA bracket FONTANA, Calif. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. hates to lose — even if it involves filling out an NCAA tournament bracket. Earnhardt, a serious fantasy football player and an avid Washington Redskins fan, ventured far afield this week and for the [...]
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service AVONDALE, Ariz.—Getting off pit road first under caution on Lap 238 made all the difference in Sunday’s Subway Fresh Fit 500, the way both Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Carl Edwards saw it.
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jimmie Johnson sped away from the field after a restart with six laps left in Sunday’s Daytona 500 and held off a charging Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win the 55th running of the Great American Race at Daytona International Speedway. The victory was the 61st [...]