Dale Earnhardt Jr.
NASCAR’s most popular driver won the Daytona 500 for the second time — a decade after his first victory — to snap a 55-race losing streak dating to 2012.
Jimmie Johnson led 255 of 334 laps for a dominating victory Sunday that put the five-time champion back in the Chase for the Sprint Cup lead with two races left in the season.
NASCAR only recommended the testing this season, but indicated to drivers that a preseason baseline screening could become mandatory as early as 2014.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s initial reaction to another runner-up finish is a smile and the feeling that second’s not so bad.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he isn’t feeling a lot of pressure in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Among those jockeying for one of the coveted berths is Martin Truex Jr., who gamely finished third Sunday night at Atlanta while driving with a broken right wrist.
For drivers such as Dale Earnhardt Jr., patience is definitely a virtue at this point in the season. Then again, there’s a sense of urgency with the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship just two races away.
Former driver and current TV analyst Kyle Petty said that Danica Patrick is more of a marketing machine than a race car driver, and doubts the 30-year-old will ever be one.
He typically garners headlines and the majority of the attention leading up to NASCAR’s “Great American Race,” an event forever linked to his family name because of triumph and tragedy.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. started a 12-car accident at Daytona International Speedway that essentially shut down a three-day test session.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. gave NASCAR’s new car a solid review in his first test drive, putting the 2013 model ahead of its predecessor.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has once again won NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver Award.