Dale Earnhardt Jr., a champion as both a competitor and team owner, has been named the recipient of the prestigious Myers Brothers Award for 2014.
Goodyear officials have schedule a tire test for Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 9-10 at the 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway, with representatives from each of the three auto manufacturers scheduled to participate.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is looking to extend a top-10 streak at Homestead to three consecutive races and he is off to a good start. He qualified 11th for the Ford 400, which is his best grid position there in the last three years.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. entered the Quicken Loans 500k with a three-race, top-five streak. He failed to extend that particular streak, but an eighth-place finish was his fourth consecutive top-10 on.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. enters the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500k with a 13-race streak of top-15s on short, flat tracks. His spring Phoenix effort ended in a second.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. quietly raced among the top 10 all evening in the AAA Texas 500. Ge earned the eighth-best average running position, but stayed out of controversy until the end of the event to finish sixth.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is looking for his first top-10 finish on a similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track since he finished fifth in the June Quaker State 400 at Kentucky. Hs last four efforts show two 11th-place results.
Goody’s® announced that it is expanding its partnership with Dale Earnhardt Jr., the most popular driver in NASCAR.
Dale Earnhardt Jr held off teammate Jeff Gordon to win his first career Martinsville race. It came one week after he was eliminated from playoff contention, making him the first spoiler of the Chase.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a current 12-race, top-15 streak going on short, flat tracks. The last time he finished outside that mark was in the spring 2013 STP 500 at Martinsville.
Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. crashed in separate incidents at Kansas Speedway in the Hollywood Casino 400 and now face steep uphill battles to advance to the Eliminator round of the Chase. Johnson finished 40th; Earnhardt was 39th.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. posted only the 19th fastest single lap in final practice for the Hollywood Casino 400, but he had the second-quickest, 10-lap average with a speed of 187.452 mph during his first run on the track.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. enters the Hollywood Casino 400 with back-to-back top-10s at Kansas. He finished eighth there last fall and was fifth this spring.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned his first top-10 in five races at New Hampshire, which created hope that he was beginning to turn his fortune around. The team struggled at Dover, however, and landed outside the top 15 with a 17th-place finish in the AAA 400.