Dale Earnhardt Jr., Hendrick Motorsports
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 21:39:30 -0700
Hendrick Motorsports driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway Sunday, Aug. 3, for his third win of the season. Earnhardt won both races at Pocono this year. Earnhardt is currently the No. 1 seed in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:21:50 -0700
Crew chief Greg Ives will rejoin Hendrick Motorsports next year to serve as the crew chief for driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the No. 88 car in the Sprint Cup Series. Ives was a race engineer for driver Jimmie Johnson during his run of five straight Cup championships from 2006 to 2010. Ives will work alongside Johnson's crew chief Chad Knaus.
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:20:58 -0700
Hendrick Motorsports driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished 10th at the Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this past weekend, and he clinched a spot in the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. However, he is still not satisfied with just finishing well. "We are going to have to come back here and run better than that to have a shot in the Chase. We will keep working. Tenth place I'm really disappointed, but I remember we used to like these," Earnhardt said.
Sun, 22 Jun 2014 17:03:23 -0700
Hendrick Motorsports drivers Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kasey Kahne and Jimmie Johnson all finished in the top seven in the Sprint Cup race Sunday, June 22, at Sonoma Raceway. Gordon finished second, Earnhardt finished third, Kahne finished sixth and Johnson finished seventh.
Sat, 14 Jun 2014 19:05:31 -0700
JR Motorsports driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished third in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ollie's Bargain Outlet 250 at Michigan International Speedway Saturday, June 14. It was Earnhardt's third Top 5 finish in four Nationwide starts this season.
Fantasy Tip: Earnhardt was getting a lay of the land for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400. He has won twice in 29 career Sprint Cup Series starts in the Irish hills, posting Top 20 finishes 18 times. He is considered one of the favorites Sunday, and is a great fantasy choice.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:06:34 -0700
Hendrick Motorsports driver Jeff Gordon qualified second for the Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway while fellow Hendrick Motorsports driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start in the No. 3 spot.
Sun, 08 Jun 2014 15:19:01 -0700
Hendrick Motorsports driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. overtook Penske Racing driver Brad Keselowski with five laps to go to win the Pocono 400 Sunday, June 8.
Mon, 05 May 2014 19:29:24 -0700
Hendrick Motorsports drivers Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Kasey Kahne each head to Kansas Speedway Saturday, May 10, with two career wins at the track. Dale Earnhardt Jr. is the only Hendrick driver without a win at Kansas, and he has an Average Finish of 15.9 in 15 career starts.
Fantasy Tip: If you're in a fantasy league which restricts the number of times you can use a driver, Dale Jr. might be best used another weekend. However, Gordon has been performing well lately, and Johnson is certainly due. Both are must-start fantasy options, and Kahne is a nice sleeper as well.
Fri, 02 May 2014 07:07:40 -0700
Hendrick Motorsports driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. signed a three-year deal with Nationwide to become his primary sponsor beginning in 2015.
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:06:27 -0700
Hendrick Motorsports driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. has started 28 races at Talladega Superspeedway, the site of this weekend's Aarons 499 Sunday, May 4. He has won five times, second-best among all active drivers, and he has 10 Top 5 finishes and 20 Top 20s with an Average Finish of 14.6, third-best among all active drivers.
Fantasy Tip: Earnhardt has been a fantasy stud on nearly every track type, but he is especially good on restrictor-plate runs. Remember, he won the Daytona 500 this season on an RP track, and he has led 775 laps all-time at 'Dega, second among all active drivers only to teammate Jeff Gordon.
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