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NASCAR : Like it or not , the sport will go where Chase Elliott takes it
In the post-Dale Earnhardt Jr. era of the NASCAR Cup Series, the sport will go where the new most popular driver, Chase Elliott, takes it. Dale Earnhardt Jr. retired from his role as a full-time NASCAR Cup Series driver following the conclusion of the 2017 season. After the season ended, he was awar
Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets ` down and dirty ' with Hurricane Michael chainsaw cleanup crew
Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. “got down and dirty” volunteering on a chainsaw crew as it cleaned up debris from Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla. Earnhardt on Monday joined a crew from Team Rubicon, the non-profit group of veterans that teams with first responders at disaster sites a
Gander RV Duels are the best NASCAR betting option for people who hate NASCAR
For a sport that promotes itself on speed, NASCAR betting can seem like one of the slowest options to sports bettors. There are a handful of betting selections for each week’s NASCAR Cup event – outright odds, matchups, speed rows - but sitting around watching cars turn left for three or four hours
Texans star J.J. Watt to serve as Daytona 500 grand marshal
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Houston Texans star J.J. Watt will serve as the grand marshal for the Daytona 500, making him the first NFL player to give the command for drivers to starts their engines before NASCAR's most famous race.
Kannapolis Intimidators set for name change ; Kelley Earnhardt Miller is ` saddened '
Dale Earnhardt owned a piece of his hometown Kannapolis Intimidators and spawned the team name. In 2000, Dale Earnhardt bought a portion of what became the Kannapolis Intimidators. They are a Minor League Baseball team of the South Atlantic League. — They are a Chicago White Sox minor league team. I
` What a shame it has to end ' : Kannapolis Intimidators plan name change
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. - The Kannapolis Intimidators Class A baseball franchise has launched a campaign to rename the team, and the community is invited to submit name suggestions. Now through Feb. 13, fans can go to kannapolisballpark.com to submit their nominations for the team's new name, along with an
Why NASCAR ca n't win its war on cheating overnight
The worst phrase in NASCAR is not reigning Cup Series champion Joey Logano's nickname, 'Sliced Bread', and it's not racer-turned-commentator Dale Earnhardt Jr's famous Chicagoland 'slide job' shout. It's actually the term 'encumbered win'.
Mtn Dew , Dale Earnhardt Jr. support military nonprofit with camo campaign
PepsiCo brand Mtn Dew is partnering with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. on a campaign to raise awareness about Team Rubicon, a nonprofit that pairs the skills and experiences of military veterans and first responders to serve communities impacted by disaster, according to a news release.
Jeff Gordon pays his respects to longtime rival Dale Earnhardt
In the 1990s, the sport of NASCAR racing enjoyed an incredible surge from its roots in the American South to national relevance. And at the forefront of that surge was the rivalry between the sport's two biggest superstars: Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt.
An in-depth look inside the world of being a Fox Sports NASCAR pit reporter
You see these people on TV every week, but not too many people know what all they do. A NASCAR pit reporter does more than interview drivers on TV and give out quick reports throughout a broadcast. It’s essentially a seven-day per-week job filled with meetings, studying, staying up to date on the la
Mountain Dew expands NBA All-Star activation with more celebs , capsule collection
PepsiCo's Mtn Dew Ice brand is expanding its Courtside Studios activation at this year's NBA All-Star Game from Feb. 15-17, according to news shared with Marketing Dive. The event will feature performances from the rap group Migos, whose latest track is featured in a new Mtn Dew commercial, as well
Hemric Has Number of Reasons To Enjoy 2019
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daniel Hemric’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series rookie season with Richard Childress Racing is filled with sentimentality. Besides being RCR’s 50th anniversary, Hemric shares his hometown (Kannapolis, N.C.) and car number (8) with the Earnhardt family. It’s the number Ralph Ea
North Carolina well-represented in Daytona 500 field
In a sport where many have come to yearn for the past, Daniel Hemric is somewhat of a throwback to what a NASCAR driver once was. A native of Kannapolis, North Carolina, Hemric hails from the very same hometown as NASCAR icon Dale Earnhardt. In an era where many drivers buy their way into racing's t
CARS Tour `` Touring 12 '' Lineup Announced for 2019 Season
For the second consecutive year the CARS Tour will have the “Touring 12” program in place for drivers making the commitment to run the full season of events. The 2019 CARS Tour Touring 12 lineup features seven returning teams from a season ago, including three of the four CARS Late Model Stock champ
NBC Sports Moving NASCAR Studio Operations To Charlotte In ' 19
NBC Sports this year is moving all of its NASCAR studio operations to Charlotte and restructuring the “NASCAR America” show as it returns for its sixth season. The daily studio show, which starts its ’19 season Monday, used to have part of its talent operate from Stamford, Conn., while other talent
I Made the Weirdest Sandwiches on the Internet
The internet is a weird place, especially when it comes to sandwiches. There are the strange breakfast orders overheard and recorded on Twitter by people in line at the deli. There are the so-called regional delicacies that are probably just monstrosities made by college kids at 2 a.m. There are sta
Why has a Daytona 500 breakthrough eluded Brad Keselowski ? ` Randomness '
Like so many sublimely talented restrictor-plate drivers before him, Brad Keselowski somehow still lacks a Daytona 500 victory. But the Team Penske driver doesn’t lack for awareness and knowledge of what it will take for a long-awaited breakthrough in the signature race, and he was reminded of the w
Elliott to pilot No. 8 Chevy for JR Motorsports in Xfinity Series opener
CONCORD, N.C. – In each of the last three seasons, Chase Elliott has won at least one race during Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway. First came a trip to Victory Lane in the NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener in 2016. He followed that up with back-to-back Duel victories in 2017 and 2018.
Chase Elliott Returning to Drive for JRM at Daytona
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 7, 2019) – JR Motorsports announced today that it will be reuniting with one of its former champion drivers for the NASCAR Xfinity Series season-opening event at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 16, and it will happen in the company’s debut with the iconic No. 8 car.
With sport in transition , NASCAR begins anew with Daytona 500
Over the past two decades, there have been many things that NASCAR has tried to change. Now, at the advent of the 2019 season, there is something else that the sport is trying to change: Its culture.