Perennial NMPA Most Popular Driver and now-analyst for NBC Universal Dale Earnhardt Jr. has confirmed that his racing days in NASCAR’s top three series aren’t over, despite retiring from full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition at the end of last year.
After a thrilling triple-header that saw three champions crowned and intensity around every turn, Race Chaser Online’s Motorsports Madness recaps Ford Championship Weekend and hears from all three titlists tonight at 7 p.m. ET on the Performance Motorsports Network.
If they had given out dimes for every time this week that someone said Dale Earnhardt Jr. was the kind of person you could just sit down and drink a beer with, you’d be a wealthy person.
As I continue to reflect this week on the impending retirement of Dale Earnhardt Jr. from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, I found several ‘Junior Moments’ that stick out in my mind and will leave a lasting impression.
If you’re a fan of Dale Earnhardt Jr., it’s inevitable at some point that you had a pit in your stomach when you played out all the theories and potential scenarios in your mind about how, if and when retirement would happen.
A review of the chaos that was NASCAR weekend at Talladega Superspeedway, as well as sound from winner Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr., headlines two hours of news and analysis on Race Chaser Online’s Motorsports Madness radio show, tonight at 7 p.m. ET on the Performance Motorsports Network.
Sunday’s Alabama 500 at Talladega Superspeedway may not have had the ending that Dale Earnhardt Jr. was hoping for, but the relief on his face from making it to the checkered flag was evident after he climbed from his car.
On a day of survival and attrition, Brad Keselowski was the last man standing at Talladega Superspeedway, powering through a crash-filled Alabama 500 to notch his fifth-career win at NASCAR’s longest race track.
Despite a stellar record of race finishes at Talladega Superspeedway, Dale Earnhardt Jr. had never won a pole at NASCAR’s longest race track coming into the Alabama 500 race weekend.
Denny Hamlin’s weekend sweep with the Ray Hendrick-themed ‘Flying 11’ colors was handed a double asterisk Wednesday afternoon, as both the No. 11 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team and No. 18 NASCAR XFINITY Series team were penalized for infractions stemming from the race weekend at Darlington Raceway.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series are all taking to the high banks of “The Last Great Coliseum” at Bristol Motor Speedway this week.
Wednesday night on QVC, Dale Earnhardt Jr. unveiled the paint scheme he will drive in his final start as a full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver at Homestead-Miami Speedway in November.