Hot, hot lug nuts sparked a fire in Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s pit midway through tonight’s race in Fort Worth, leading to a spectacular display of pyrotechnics that took crew members quite a bit of time to put out. The only thing hotter this week? Takes about Dale Jr.’s sandwich shilling.
It doesn’t get much more American than football and NASCAR, so why not put the two into the same venue? Well, in the only way that’s logistically possible.
After getting tapped from behind by Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Kentucky Speedway last night and radioing over an expletive-laden rant, Danica Patrick tapped him back as they entered pit lane. Her crew tried to explain that Dale Jr. was having brake issues all night, but she wouldn’t have it. Nope! Not an excuse.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. won last night’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona, but most coverage of the race today has rightly focused on the devastating wreck that pulverized the #3 Chevy, yet miraculously left driver Austin Dillon unharmed. Here’s uncensored audio of Dale Jr.’s raw reaction to seeing the wreck in his rearview mirror…
Tonight’s rain-delayed Coke Zero 400 at Daytona ended in a win for Dale Earnhardt Jr. but a terrifying finish for Austin Dillon, whose car ended upside down after tearing into the catch fence as the “big one” resulted in injuries to at least three spectators but, amazingly, no drivers. Here’s video taken by a fan who…
After winning the Daytona 500 it seemed like Dale, Jr. had his best chance at winning a championship since people cared about that NEXTEL chirp. Alas, David Gilliland whipped out the Dale-call a little early at Talladega, nudged Greg Biffle, who then hit Dale, Jr. and ended his chase.
Today's weather-delayed running of the [Corporate Sponsor] 500 in Texas got bad for Dale Earnhardt, Jr. very quickly as his car lost a tire then caught on fire after hitting the wall.
The peanut butter and cheese sandwich—shudder for a second at that—has some competition for the title of worst sandwich.
We received this email from reader Philip, about a run-in last week with a certain NASCAR driver:
After suffering multiple concussions in a series of wrecks—the most recent after this massive scramble at Talladega on Sunday—Dale Earnhardt, Jr. will miss the next two NASCAR Chase races following discussions with medical experts.
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