Dale Earnhardt Jr.
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.
Earnhardt did not seek treatment for the first concussion, suffered in an Aug. 29 crash at a tire test at Kansas
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a concussion and will sit out the next two Sprint Cup races at Charlotte and Kansas.
Danica Patrick will have a new crew chief after Monday’s departure of Tony Eury Jr. from JR Motorsports.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s fourth place finish in Sunday’s Brickyard 400, coupled with Matt Kenseth’s misfortune, added up to the driver taking over the top spot of the standings.
Danica Patrick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans will square off in the next round of the “Drive for the Cover” competition for the fall’s new NASCAR video game.
Tony Stewart has won the first qualifying race for the Daytona 500.
Between some NASCAR-mandated changes, results during testing and 54 wild laps in the exhibition Budweiser Shootout, Earnhardt’s concerns have been alleviated.
Keselowski prevailed in a fuel battle in the closing laps of the STP 400, holding off Dale Earnhardt Jr., who was denied a win for the second race in a row.
Kevin Harvick has been on a roll, and he’s hoping that momentum will carry into Saturday’s race.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will have to forfeit his pole position for the Daytona 500 after crashing in Wednesday’s first practice session.
Earnhardt Jr. is looking to rebound after two disappointing seasons in NASCAR’s top circuit. He finished 21st in points last year and 25th the year before.