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5 Spots Still Up For Grabs In NASCAR Chase Field

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.

09/02/2013

HAMPTON, GA - AUGUST 30:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard / Race2Achieve.org Chevrolet stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 30, 2013 in Hampton, Georgia.  (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images)

Chase Contenders Try To Balance Patience, Urgency

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.

08/31/2013

Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, sits in her car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 14, 2013 in Brooklyn, Michigan.  (Photo by Will Schneekloth/Getty Images)

Petty Says Patrick ‘Isn’t A Race Car Driver’

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.

06/28/2013

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, looks on in the garage before practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 22, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Junior Confident For Daytona 500 Despite Struggles

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.

02/22/2013

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Chevrolet, speaks with the media during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway on January 11, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Earnhardt Jr. Starts Big Wreck At Daytona Test

Dale Earnhardt Jr. started a 12-car accident at Daytona International Speedway that essentially shut down a three-day test session.

01/11/2013

Dale Earnhardt Jr. (R), driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, speaks with crew chief, Steve Letarte in the garage area during testing at Charlotte Motor Speedway on December 11, 2012 in Concord, North Carolina.  (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Earnhardt Jr. Gives 2013 Car Solid Review At Test

Dale Earnhardt Jr. gave NASCAR’s new car a solid review in his first test drive, putting the 2013 model ahead of its predecessor.

12/11/2012

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet, looks on dueing pre-race ceremonies during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal presents the Curtiss Shaver 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 29, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Junior Wins 10th Straight ‘Most Popular’ Award

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has once again won NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver Award.

11/30/2012

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Fans sits in the grandstands prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR)

A Rare Medium Well Done: 11.5.12

F.Scott Fitzgerald once pondered: ‘Nothing is as obnoxious as other peoples luck’. Well ole F.Scott would have gone insane if he was at Texas Motor Speedway yesterday. My obnoxious meter was red-lining!

11/05/2012

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 26, 2012 in Ridgeway, Virginia.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Earnhardt Talks Of Fear Concussions Caused

He says he was “really mentally a mess” until he went to see a concussion specialist in Pittsburgh and spent about 12 hours talking and doing testing.

10/26/2012

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet, looks on dueing pre-race ceremonies during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal presents the Curtiss Shaver 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 29, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Visits Concussion Specialist

Earnhardt did not seek treatment for the first concussion, suffered in an Aug. 29 crash at a tire test at Kansas

10/16/2012

Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500- Practice

Earnhardt Jr. Has Concussion, Out 2 Races

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a concussion and will sit out the next two Sprint Cup races at Charlotte and Kansas.

10/11/2012

O'Reilly Auto Parts 300

Danica Patrick’s Team Replacing Crew Chief

Danica Patrick will have a new crew chief after Monday’s departure of Tony Eury Jr. from JR Motorsports.

09/18/2012

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