Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Formidable Legacy will Continue Off the Track

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. gives a statement announcing his retirement from NASCAR after the 2017 season at the Hendrick Motorsports Team Center on April 25, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photo – Mike Comer/Getty Images

The suddenness and finality of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Tuesday retirement announcement may have sent shock waves through the world of NASCAR racing, but from a global viewpoint, the timing couldn’t be more appropriate.

And it’s not as if NASCAR’s 14-time most popular driver will disappear from the stock car racing landscape when he stops driving a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series car at the end of the current season. Continue reading

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ Food City 500 at Bristol Preview

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams are ready to race the Food City 500, at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday, April 23rd at 2 pm ET on FOX with radio coverage on PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

Teams will race 266.5 miles over 500 laps with Stage 1 ending on lap 125 and Stage 2 on lap 250.

What To Watch For: Kyle and Kurt Busch attempt to seize the active Bristol wins lead. Both have five victories at ‘The Last Great Colosseum.’ Continue reading

Erik Jones Rallies from Penalty to Win NASCAR XFINITY Race at Bristol

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Erik Jones found the ideal way to atone from a mistake in Saturday’s Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway, but it took a bump-and-run for Jones to complete his comeback at the-0.533-mile short track.

Recovering from a lap 230 pit road speeding penalty that sent him to the back of the field, Jones worked his way to the front through a series of quick cautions and muscled Ryan Blaney out of the way to take the lead on lap 280 of 300. Continue reading