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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Joins NASCAR Star Dale Earnhardt Jr. For Hot Laps Around Charlotte Motor Speedway

CONCORD, N.C. – Mark Zuckerberg is no stranger to innovation, but the CEO of Facebook tested the limits on something entirely new on Tuesday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Zuckerberg joined Hendrick Motorsports driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. for a high-speed ride

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Chase Elliott, Denny Hamlin Win Can-Am Duels At Daytona International Speedway

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Chase Elliott and Denny Hamlin won their respective Can-Am Duel races at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday night as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series set the field for Sunday’s Daytona 500. Elliott, driver of the

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VIDEO: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Is “Excited” For The 59th Running of The Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – While talking with the media on Wednesday at Daytona 500 Media Day, Dale Earnhardt Jr. said that he was excited about returning to the track. Earnhardt Jr. has been sidelined since July of 2016, due to

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Medically Cleared To Compete In 2017 Following Test Session At Darlington Raceway

CONCORD, N.C.– Dale Earnhardt, Jr. is medically cleared to return to NASCAR competition in 2017, following a nearly five-hour private test at Darlington Raceway on Wednesday. In September, Darlington Raceway was the same track where 42-year old Earnhardt Jr. announced

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Earnhardt Voted NASCAR’s Most Popular For 14th Time

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Although he missed one half of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season due to injury, race fans still overwhelmingly selected Dale Earnhardt Jr. as the National Motorsports Press Association Sprint Most Popular Driver. Earnhardt’s selection was

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Will Miss The Final 12 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Races Of 2016

Hendrick Motorsports announced on Friday morning that Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet SS will miss the final 12 races of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Earnhardt Jr. is in the process of recovering from concussion-like

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Is ‘Not Ready To Quit’ Racing Anytime Soon

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – On Friday at Watkins Glen International, Dale Earnhardt Jr. made his first appearance at a racetrack since he was diagnosed with concussion-like symptoms. On June 12, Earnhardt Jr. crashed along the backstretch at Michigan International Speedway,

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Jeff Gordon Returning as Earnhardt Jr’s Fill In for Indy and Pocono

NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon is coming out of retirement this weekend, filling in for the sidelined Dale Earnhardt Jr. for this weekend’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and next weekend’s race at Pocono Raceway. Earnhardt Jr. sat out of last weekend’s

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Jeff Gordon Potentially Returning to Racing at Indianapolis as Substitute

Jeff Gordon’s retirement from competition in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series may be put on hold at Indianapolis Motor Speedway next week should Dale Earnhardt Jr. fail to be cleared to compete in next Sunday’s Brickyard 400. Gordon, a four-time

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Concussion-Like Symptoms Sideline Earnhardt Jr. from Loudon

Concussion-like symptoms that plagued Dale Earnhardt Jr. over the past race weekend at Kentucky have sidelined the Hendrick Motorsports for the upcoming Sprint Cup race weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet reached a

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Allmendinger, Earnhardt Jr. Involved in Early Michigan Wreck

BROOKLYN, Mich. — The days of both A.J. Allmendinger and Dale Earnhardt Jr. came to an early conclusion on Sunday in the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. The two Chevrolet drivers were involved in an accident on Lap 63

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Kurt Busch Saves Fuel At Pocono Raceway And Earns His First Win Of The Season

POCONO, Pa. – Kurt Busch was forced to wait an extra day to capture his first win of the season. Busch was able to save fuel to win the Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 at Pocono Raceway, after rain postponed

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Not Sweating It Over Lack of a Race Win

As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rolls past the halfway point to the Chase cutoff, some drivers not yet locked into the Chase may be feeling the pressure heading into this weekend’s race at Pocono Raceway. Dale Earnhardt Jr., however,

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Chase Elliott On The Pole For Talladega Superspeedway’s GEICO 500

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Chase Elliott won the Coors Light 21 means 21 Pole Award on Saturday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway. Elliott’s pole sitting lap for Sunday’s GEICO 500 was a run of 49.704 seconds at 192.661 mph. The effort is

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