Brenda Jackson, Mother Of Dale Jr. and Kelley Earnhardt Miller, Passes Away

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. —  JR Motorsports announced Monday afternoon that Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kelley Earnhardt Miller, has died at age 65 following a battle with cancer. Jackson joined her son’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race team as an accounting specialist in 2004. Her sarcastic sense of humor injected a brand of humor at JR Motorsports that became …

GMS Racing Teams With JR Motorsports For Driver’s Edge Development Program

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MOORESVILLE, N.C.–RC Media Photo–Building on a successful technical alliance, JR Motorsports and GMS Racing jointly announced today the establishment of Drivers Edge Development, a program presented by Chevrolet aimed at grooming the next generation of racing superstars through a tiered competition pipeline coupled with comprehensive off-track education. Drivers Edge Development will give participating drivers, all with differing levels of experience, …

Tom Time Blog: Hey, Nobody Asked Me, But…

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Blog By RaceChaser Senior Editor Tom Baker – Photo Courtesy NASCAR/Getty Images – Hey, nobody asked me, but… Junior and Jeff…’Chase favorites? The rise of both Junior and Jeff Gordon to the top of the NASCAR ‘Chase grid can only increase interest in the Sprint Cup “playoffs” this year.  Whether you personally cheer for them or not, these two racers …

Tom Time Blog: Why Junior Could Be Poised For a Breakout Year

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Blog by RaceChaser Online Senior Editor  Tom Baker – Photo By Getty Images/NASCAR “The real reward for winning the race is seeing the joy it brings other people.” – Dale Earnhardt, Jr. in an interview on ESPN’s Sportscenter – February 25, 2014 That quote says alot about Dale Earnhardt, Jr. In the years since his father’s death I have often …