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Dale Earnhardt was determined to seize the moment in Daytona 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane with the the Harley J. Earl trophy after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- In one crucially important respect, this was a different Dale Earnhardt Jr. In another respect, this was the same Dale Earnhardt Jr. we have known since his childhood. The "different" Dale Jr. was the one who raced in Sunday night's marathon Daytona 500, talking control of the race after a 6-hour, 22-minute rain delay and staving off challenge after challenge until he took the checkered flag. Earnhardt had the race's dominant car, and he knew it. Empowered by that knowledge, and bolstered by a formidable performance in the final nine races of last year's Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Earnhardt wasn't about to settle for second place, his finishing position in three of the previous four Daytona ... FULL STORY »

Earnhardt Jr. Wins Second Career Daytona 500

(L-R) Crew chief Steve Letarte, Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, and team owner Rick Hendrick celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images 10 Years After His First 500 Victory, No. 88 Driver Outlasts Competition in Thrilling Finish              DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A decade after his first DAYTONA 500 victory, Dale Earnhardt Jr. returned to Gatorade Victory Lane in a thrilling finish to ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr. holds off Denny Hamlin for second Daytona 500 win

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane with the the Harley J. Earl trophy after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.— In a race that started in broad daylight and ended 42 minutes before midnight, and with a swatch of tape covering part of his grille, Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the rain-interrupted 56th running of the Daytona 500 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Race Results & Point Standings

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images Dale Earnhardt, Jr., broke a 55-race winless streak Sunday night in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Daytona 500, where rain brought out the red flag after 39 laps, and then resulted in a 6 hour, 22 minute delay ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Daytona International Speedway and discussed the process of getting a third car ready for the Daytona 500 after being involved in a crash in Thursday’s Budweiser ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Q&A with Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr (National Guard) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO.88 NATIONAL GUARD CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Daytona International Speedway and discussed past success at restrictor plate races, side-drafting, his expectations for the Daytona 500, and more.  TALK ABOUT YOUR OUTLOOK AND HOW ... FULL STORY »

Q&A on Hendrick Motorsports Engines Suffering Three Engine Failures During First Day of Daytona 500 Practice

Smoke comes from the car of Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy Chevrolet, during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 15, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images TONY STEWART, NO. 14 BASS PRO SHOPS/MOBIL 1 CHEVROLET SS – EXPERIENCED AN ENGINE FAILURE DURING NSCS PRACTICE 2 FOR THE DAYTONA 500 WHAT DID YOU FEEL INSIDE THE NO. 14 WHEN THE ENGINE EXPIRED?   “Just something in the bottom end broke.  ... FULL STORY »



Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Sprint Unlimited First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.14.14
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams competing in the 2014 Sprint Unlimited, took to Daytona International Speedway early Friday evening to kick off the series' new season with their first practice session. And, at the end of the session it was, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., with a lap speed of ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr (National Guard) - Photo Credit: : Jamie Squire/Getty Images
2014 Daytona Speedweeks NASCAR Media Day Q&A with Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Posted 02.13.14
DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 NATIONAL GUARD SS, met with members of the media at 2014 NASCAR Daytona 2014 Media Day and discussed: the return of the No. 3 car to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition; changes to rules package for 2014; Richard Petty and Danica Patrick; thoughts on new ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 Daytona Speedweeks NASCAR Media Day Q&A with Driver Jeff Gordon
Posted 02.13.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at the 2014 NASCAR Daytona Media Day and discussed: expectations for the 2014 season; having Ray Evernham back at Hendrick Motorsports; the return of the No. 3 to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition; Tony ...FULL STORY »
Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 Daytona Speedweeks NASCAR Media Day Q&A with Driver Kasey Kahne
Posted 02.13.14
KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 FARMERS INSURANCE CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed new changes to the Chase format, Ray Evernham’s role, the Super Bowl, and more.  WITH MORE ON THE LINE, TECHNICALLY FOR WINS, WOULD YOU BE WILLING TO WRECK THE NO. 3 CAR FOR A WIN? EVEN THOUGH IT’S ...FULL STORY »
Hendrick Motorsports
Kelley Blue Book to sponsor Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Posted 02.13.14
Two-Year Pact with Hendrick Motorsports Includes Primary Races IRVINE, Calif., and CONCORD, N.C. (Feb. 13, 2014) - Kelley Blue Book, the vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, has joined Hendrick Motorsports as a primary sponsor of the No. 88 Chevrolet SS NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 Daytona Speedweeks NASCAR Media Day Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 02.13.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at the 2014 NASCAR Daytona Media Day and discussed: changes in qualifying procedures; outlook for the season; changes in the Chase; racing at Daytona and other topics. Q.        REGARDING RICHARD PETTY COMMENT  JIMMIE JOHNSON:  I just caught wind of ...FULL STORY »
Dale Earnhardt Jr & Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson team up with Valvoline for Reinvention Project
Posted 02.10.14
Hendrick Motorsports challenges fans to re-create drivers’ reinvented American classic trucks for a chance to win a truck of their own  Lexington, Ky. (February 10, 2014) – ValvolineTM and Hendrick Motorsports today announced a first-of-its-kind consumer challenge called the Reinvention Project. Valvoline is working with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Jimmie Johnson ...FULL STORY »
Chase Elliott
Chase Elliott in search of valuable superspeedway experience at Daytona; enters ARCA race in prep for NASCAR
Posted 01.29.14
(TOLEDO, Ohio) - Like so many before him, Chase Elliott's road to the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) tour traveled through the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. As the youngest superspeedway winner in stock car history with his ARCA win at Pocono last year, the second-generation driver has made ...FULL STORY »
(L-R) Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowes Chevrolet; Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet; Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet; Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet; and team owner Rick Hendrick speak to the media during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at Charlotte Convention Center on January 28, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
THIS JUST IN… Johnson Talks Peyton Manning & Hendrick Drivers React to New Qualifying Rules
Posted 01.29.14
Hendrick Motorsports drivers Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Kasey Kahne went one-on-one with FOX Sports 1’s NASCAR RACE HUB team today. Danielle Trotta, Steve Byrnes and Adam Alexander host the show that can be seen weekdays at 4:00 PM ET. Class of 2014 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Dale Jarrett also joined today’s show. Below are spotlighted ...FULL STORY »


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