Tag "Hendrick Motorsports"

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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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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Jeff Gordon Returns To Darlington For One Final Dance With The Lady In Black

DARLINGTON, S.C. – The Lady in Black is one of the most difficult racetracks in all of NASCAR, and many who try to dance with her, get their toes stepped on; however, Jeff Gordon has tamed the legendary Darlington Raceway seven

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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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Jimmie Johnson Is On The Pole For Sunday’s New Hampshire 301

LOUDON, N.H. – Jimmie Johnson won his 35th career Coors Light Pole Award on Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway after running a lap of 28.430 seconds at 133.971 mph. The driver of the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet has won

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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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