Tag "Hendrick Motorsports"

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Ran As Hard As He Could In Final Race At Talladega Superspeedway

TALLADEGA, Ala. – After what he called a lucky day, Dale Earnhardt Jr. managed to avoid several accidents to finish seventh during his last race at Talladega Superspeedway, a track that has been synonymous with the Earnhardt family. Sunday’s Alabama

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Will Go To A Backup Car Following Crash In Practice At Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. slapped the wall early in opening practice for the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Earnhardt Jr. was rounding Turn 4, when his Hendrick Motorsports No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet slid up the

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Jimmie Johnson And Chase Elliott Crash In Practice At New Hampshire Motor Speedway

LOUDON, N.H. – Hendrick Motorsports teammates, Jimmie Johnson and Chase Elliott destroyed their race cars in opening practice on Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. On just his second lap of the day in opening practice, seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup

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William Byron To Compete In The NASCAR Cup Series For Hendrick Motorsports Beginning In 2018

CONCORD, N.C. – Record-breaking teenager William Byron will drive for 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports beginning next season. He will debut at stock car racing’s highest level in the 2018 Daytona 500 and compete for rookie of the year

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Kasey Kahne Captures First Brickyard 400 Victory In Overtime Finish; Earns Hendrick Motorsports’ 10th Win At Indy

SPEEDWAY, Ind. – Kasey Kahne survived NASCAR Overtime in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday to win his first race of the season. As three drivers crashed behind him, Hendrick Motorsports’ Kasey Kahne crossed over the Overtime

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Alex Bowman To Drive No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet For NASCAR Champions Hendrick Motorsports In 2018

CONCORD, N.C. – One year after his impressive debut with Hendrick Motorsports, the team has named Alex Bowman full-time driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Cup Series with a 19-race majority sponsorship from Nationwide beginning in 2018. Bowman,

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Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Day Ends Early At Pocono Raceway On Sunday After Missed Shift

LONG POND, Pa. – Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s day at Pocono Raceway ended early on Sunday after his car suffered a mechanical issue that sidelined him on lap 58 in the Axalta Presents the Pocono 400. Earnhardt Jr. is a two-time

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Announces Cup Series Retirement; Has Accomplished ‘Way More’ Than He Ever Thought Possible

CONCORD, N.C. – Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR’s most popular driver announced on Tuesday at Hendrick Motorsports that he will retire from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series following the 2017 season. On March 29, Earnhardt Jr. met with Hendrick Motorsports

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Jimmie Johnson Wins Rain-Delayed Food City 500; Goes Back-To-Back In The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

BRISTOL, Tenn.– There were no Monday blues for Jimmie Johnson as he took the victory in the rain-postponed Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. After capturing the lead with 21 laps to go, Johnson was able to hold off

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Jimmie Johnson Wins For The Seventh Time At Texas Motor Speedway

FORT WORTH, Tex. – Jimmie Johnson won for the seventh time at Texas Motor Speedway after taking the checkered flag in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 on Sunday afternoon. Johnson only led 18 laps en route to his first victory

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