Earnhardt to drive pace car at Indianapolis 500

Sports 05/17/19, 11:45

Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive the pace car for the Indianapolis 500.Earnhardt will drive the Corvette Grand Sport Official at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to lead the 33 drivers to the green flag May 26.The NBC Sports analyst ...

Earnhardt Jr. added to NBC Sports’ Kentucky Derby team

Sports 05/01/19, 07:53

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will work his first Kentucky Derby on Saturday as part of his expanding role with NBC Sports. The retired NASCAR superstar is also slated to cover his first Indianapolis 500 later this month.Earnhardt will work alongside reporter ...

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s mother dies after battle with cancer

Sports 04/22/19, 17:16

Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and a longtime employee at JR Motorsports alongside her daughter Kelley Earnhardt Miller, has died following a battle with cancer. She was 65.The team announced her death Monday.Jackson was the daughter of NASCAR ...

Earnhardt joins NBC Sports coverage of Indianapolis 500

Sports 04/03/19, 14:21

NBC Sports will use retired NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. in its inaugural broadcast of the Indianapolis 500 next month.The second-year analyst will be part of a team that features 14 commentators and host Mike Tirico and analyst Danica Patrick.Earnhardt ...

Michael Annett wins Xfinity Series opener at Daytona

Sports 02/16/19, 17:00

Michael Annett raced to his first NASCAR national series victory in the Xfinity Series season opener Saturday at Daytona International Speedway.Annett held off JR Motorsports teammate Justin Allgaier on the final lap. It's the fourth Daytona victory in five years ...

Notable NASCAR artist Sam Bass dies at 57

Sports 02/16/19, 16:15

Sam Bass, NASCAR's first officially licensed artist, has died. He was 57.He suffered from kidney problems. His wife, Denise, announced his death Saturday with a note on his official Twitter account.Bass helped design paint schemes and programs for some of ...

NASCAR needs new stars and Kyle Larson may save the sport

Sports 02/01/19, 13:07

NASCAR's biggest stars have all moved on. Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. are television analysts while Tony Stewart is racing sprint cars again. Danica Patrick traded her firesuit for athleisure-wear while Carl Edwards just kind of disappeared.America's top motorsports ...

Tyler Reddick gives Earnhardt another Xfinity championship

Sports 11/17/18, 18:41

Tyler Reddick opened Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s first season in retirement with a victory and closed it with a championship.Reddick won the Xfinity Series finale Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway to claim the title in NASCAR's development series. Reddick was perhaps a ...

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