Tag "Hendrick Motorsports"

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Day Ends Early At Pocono Raceway On Sunday After Missed Shift

LONG POND, Pa. – Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s day at Pocono Raceway ended early on Sunday after his car suffered a mechanical issue that sidelined him on lap 58 in the Axalta Presents the Pocono 400. Earnhardt Jr. is a two-time

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Announces Cup Series Retirement; Has Accomplished ‘Way More’ Than He Ever Thought Possible

CONCORD, N.C. – Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR’s most popular driver announced on Tuesday at Hendrick Motorsports that he will retire from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series following the 2017 season. On March 29, Earnhardt Jr. met with Hendrick Motorsports

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Jimmie Johnson Wins Rain-Delayed Food City 500; Goes Back-To-Back In The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

BRISTOL, Tenn.– There were no Monday blues for Jimmie Johnson as he took the victory in the rain-postponed Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. After capturing the lead with 21 laps to go, Johnson was able to hold off

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Jimmie Johnson Wins For The Seventh Time At Texas Motor Speedway

FORT WORTH, Tex. – Jimmie Johnson won for the seventh time at Texas Motor Speedway after taking the checkered flag in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 on Sunday afternoon. Johnson only led 18 laps en route to his first victory

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. is ‘Chomping At The Bit’ To Race In The Bojangles’ Southern 500 At Darlington Raceway

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. visited South Carolina’s capital on Tuesday to meet Governor Henry McMaster and to promote the upcoming Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Earnhardt Jr. arrived in style as he landed Rick Hendrick’s helicopter on

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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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VIDEO: Chase Elliott Talks Strategy For Racing This Weekend At Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – On Wednesday at Daytona 500 Media Day, Chase Elliott discussed his strategy for racing at Daytona International Speedway this weekend. For the second year in-a-row, the Georgia native will start from the pole for the Daytona

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Seven-Time Champ Jimmie Johnson Feeling a Different Kind of Pressure Entering 2017

CHARLOTTE — Jimmie Johnson enters the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season with his share of pressure on his shoulders, but not in the way you might think. Securing his seventh series championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway in November, the driver

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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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Jimmie Johnson Joins Richard Petty And Dale Earnhardt Sr. As A Seven-Time Champion In The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Jimmie Johnson made history on Sunday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway by joining Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt Sr. as a seven-time champion in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series after winning the Ford EcoBoost 400. Johnson’s day certainly

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Jimmie Johnson Is One Step Closer To His Seventh Championship With Ninth Win At Martinsville

RIDGEWAY, Va. – Jimmie Johnson overcame a mid-race stumble on Sunday to lead the final 92 laps of the Goody’s Fast Relief 500 to win his ninth career victory at Martinsville Speedway. On Sunday, the driver of the Hendrick Motorsports No.

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Jimmie Johnson Earns Eighth Win At Charlotte Motor Speedway

CONCORD, N.C.– Jimmie Johnson claimed the victory in Sunday’s rain-postponed Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where multiple Chase contenders suffered in crashes and mechanical failures. This was Johnson’s eighth victory at the 1.5-mile oval and his 78th

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Martin Truex Jr. Prevails in Overtime Sprint to Win Chase Opener

JOLIET, Ill. — Martin Truex Jr’s quest for his first-ever Sprint Cup championship became a bit easier on Sunday as the driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Toyota came home as the winner of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400

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Rookies Chase Elliott And Chris Buescher Battle Adversity In Richmond For Chase Seed

RICHMOND, Va. – Chase Elliott and Chris Buescher became the first Sunoco Rookie of the Year contenders  on Saturday to make the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup since Denny Hamlin did so in 2006. Heading into the Federated Auto

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