Dale Earnhardt Jr.

AVONDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 09: Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, leads Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 9, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona.  (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

New NASCAR Chase Format Is Breaking Hearts

NASCAR’s new championship format, lauded for creating nail-biting intensity, wild emotional swings and tension on and off of the track, has also been full of heartbreak. Dale Earnhardt Jr. had one of the best seasons […]

KHTK Sports 1140–11/11/2014

MARTINSVILLE, VA - OCTOBER 26:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 26, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia.  (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Earnhardt Jr. Crashes Chase Party, Wins At Martinsville

Dale Earnhardt Jr. roamed around Martinsville Speedway as a child, soaking in the sights and the sounds and the smells while his dad collected six of the treasured grandfather clocks awarded to the winner. Earnhardt […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/27/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 11:  Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Harvick Moves Into 3rd Round With Charlotte Win

It was fight night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where Kevin Harvick advanced¬†into the third round of the championship and two drivers had to be restrained from brawling with Brad Keselowski. Harvick won Saturday night to […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/12/2014

KANSAS CITY, KS - OCTOBER 05:  Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Kansas.  (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Logano Holds Off Larson For Kansas Win, Advances In Chase

The first sign that Kansas Speedway was going to be a heartbreaker for Hendrick Motorsports should have come during qualifying when Jimmie Johnson inexplicably spun and earned one of his worst starting spots since 2005. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/05/2014

DOVER, DE - SEPTEMBER 28:  Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 28, 2014 in Dover, Delaware.  (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

Gordon Wins At Dover As Chase Field Cut To 12

At 43, Jeff Gordon entered the season answering questions about retirement. After wins at Kansas, Indianapolis, Michigan and Dover for his first four-win season since he had six in 2007, the four-time NASCAR champion is […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/29/2014

RICHMOND, VA - SEPTEMBER 06:  Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, Aric Almirola, driver of the #43 Gwaltney Ford, Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 3M Call Before You Dig Ford, and Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, celebrate on stage after qualifying for the Chase for the Sprint Cup during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

16 Drivers, 1 Title: NASCAR Chase Field Is Set

The 26th race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is over, and the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field is set. We’re about to get our first look at NASCAR’s new Chase format, […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/09/2014

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 23:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet (left), celebrates with Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, in victory lane after winning during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

NASCAR Winning With Gordon, Junior 1-2

It was Jeff Gordon’s championship to lose just a week ago after his record fifth win at the Brickyard. Then Dale Earnhardt Jr. completed a season sweep at Pocono and now he’s the guy to […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/05/2014

LONG POND, PA - AUGUST 03:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Michael Baker International Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway on August 3, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Earnhardt Jr. Completes Season Sweep At Pocono

Dale Earnhardt Jr. put a handy twist on his Victory Lane party. After he popped champagne, was doused in beer and snapped selfies, Earnhardt reached for the appropriate tool for a bash this big. A […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/04/2014

NEWTON, IA - AUGUST 01:  Greg Ives, crew chief for the #9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet, talks during a press conference at Iowa Speedway on August 1, 2014 in Newton, Iowa.  (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

Earnhardt Jr’s 2015 Crew Chief Announced

There was no shortage of candidates to replace Steve Letarte as Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s crew chief The list of applicants was long, but Hendrick Motorsports has always liked to groom its own talent. So the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/01/2014

LONG POND, PA - JUNE 08:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 8, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

Earnhardt Jr. Sneaks Away With Pocono Win

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is having a blast again, with a shared bond with his crew, comfort in his own skin as NASCAR’s most popular driver, even finding fun 140 characters at a time on Twitter. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/09/2014

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Harvick Edges Junior For Darlington Win

Kevin Harvick used one of the few weekend missteps to pull out his first Darlington victory. Harvick was among several veteran drivers fighting for the Nationwide Series win Friday night when rookie Chase Elliott used […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/14/2014

Brad Keselowski (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

Keselowski Edges Junior On Last Lap In Las Vegas

Dale Earnhardt Jr. knew he probably didn’t have enough fuel to finish. Being in Vegas, he decided to gamble anyway. And when Earnhardt’s tank went bust on the final lap, Brad Keselowski was right there […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/10/2014

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