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Danica Patrick, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Feuding After Kentucky Crash?

Danica Patrick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. have been longtime friends, but the NASCAR drivers had a bit of bad blood between them on Saturday at Kentucky Speedway, and now fans are wondering whether they’ll make up in time to take the track in New Hampshire this weekend. The trouble began when Earnhardt Jr. crashed into the back of Patrick’s car …

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Taya Kyle: Chris Kyle’s Widow Receives Stonewall Jackson Award from NASCAR

Taya Kyle, the widow of Chris Kyle, upon whom the film American Sniper , starring Bradley Cooper, is based, was honored by NASCAR before the Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina on Sunday. She became the first woman ever to receive the Stonewall Jackson Award. According to a report from People magazine, the Stonewall Jackson …

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Steve Byrnes: NASCAR Announces Loses Battle With Cancer

Steve Byrnes, Fox Sports NASCAR announcer, lost a lengthy battle with cancer on Tuesday at the age of 56. His family issued a statement via Fox Sports. “Mr. Steven Patrick Byrnes, age 56, of Fort Mill, S.C., went to be with the Lord on April 21, 2015,” the statement read. “Steve enjoyed a successful and highly respected television broadcasting career …

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Knight Rider Now Played By Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Funny or Die strikes comedy gold again. This time by putting NASCAR racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the place of David Hasselhoff. And by turning KITT into a whiny, critical, female, who doesn’t like to drive fast or take chances. Knight Rider was a television hit for NBC from 1982 to 1986. KITT (Knight Industries Three Thousand) was an …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hopes To Win Sprint Cup With Superman Car

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is on the verge of a winning streak.  He has his sights set on the Sprint Cup where he is now in third place.  Earnhardt has already earned two wins, including last weekend’s race at the Poconos, and three second-place finishes in 2014. “Definitely that’s new,” the 39-year-old racer said. “That’s the new conversation topic for us, but …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Responds To Wedding Rumors

On May 1, Dale Earnhardt Jr. got quite a surprise when he read the latest article on the National Enquirer. Apparently, Dale and his girlfriend Amy Reimannis, an interior decorator, are to be spending $2 million on a lavish wedding by the end of the year; however Dale says that is news to him. According to Fox Sports, Dale isn’t …

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Daytona 500: Dale Jr. Wins “The Great American Race”

The Daytona 500 was slated to start at 1:00 pm EST on Sunday. If one does some quick math, the race should have finished somewhere around 4:30 pm. (It being 500 mile race with an average speed of 200 mph, adding some extra time for wrecks and caution laps.) “The Great American Race” would wind up taking nearly 11 hours …

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Danica Patrick Involved in Big Crash at Daytona

NASCAR driver Danica Patrick was involved in a big crash at Sunday’s Daytona 500, effectively ending her night 145 laps into the 200-lap race and giving her a 40th place finish. According to a post-race report on Patrick’s website, the cars of Kevin Harvick, Aric Almirola, and Brian Scott got together and started a chain reaction crash. Almirola slammed into …

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Jay Mohr Roasts Danica Patrick at NASCAR Awards Show

Actor, stand-up comedian, and radio host Jay Mohr provided comedic entertainment at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards Friday night in Las Vegas. Mohr took the stage to roast several of the famous drivers in the audience. At least one of them, however, didn’t appear to find Mohr’s ribbing funny. Danica Patrick was seated near the stage with her boyfriend …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Takes Points Lead: It’s Not A Dream

Dale Earnhardt Jr. hasn’t held the points lead in a major race in about eight years, a fact that hasn’t escaped the attention of his fans (affectionately dubbed “Junior Nation”) now that he’s taken the lead after placing fourth in the Brickyard 400 on Sunday, moving him 14 points ahead of Matt Kenseth. In fact, his fans are ecstatic, because …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Snags First Victory in Four Years: Twitter Reacts

Dale Earnhardt Jr. took home his first NASCAR Sprint Cup victory in four years at the Michigan International Speedway on Sunday. Racing in a car that was heavily inspired by director Christopher Nolan’s highly-anticipated summer blockbuster “The Dark Knight Rises”, the win marks the end of a 143-race losing streak for Earnhardt, who crossed the finish line roughly five seconds …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Daytona 500 Viral Ad Shows The Driver Really Loves Diet Mountain Dew

NASCAR is gearing up for the biggest race of the year, which also happens to be the first race of the year. The legendary Daytona 500 has been thrilling fans since 1959, and one the race’s most prominent participants loves Diet Mountain Dew so much that he’s willing to give up his car for it. Well, he’s that overzealous in …

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