Dale Earnhardt Jr. is winding down a difficult final season as NASCAR's Most Popular Driver. He’s had a miserable year on-track, failing to make the postseason while earning just one top-5 finish in 30 starts.
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR game heads to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend for the Alabama 500. This race marks the second event of the second round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. ET on NBC.
It’s been a monstrous news week in sports, almost none of it about what happens on the field. A national anthem protest that started with the NFL enveloped virtually every sport after President Trump brought it into the political conversation.
Once upon a time, Hendrick Motorsports was an unstoppable force in NASCAR Cup Series racing. It’s the home of Jimmie Johnson, whose seven championships have tied a series record; Dale Earnhardt Jr., the sport’s Most Popular Driver and its biggest financial draw; and Chase Elliott, perhaps the most popular name of the next generation.
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR game returns as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Darlington Raceway. It is throwback weekend in one of the sport's most prestigious events, the Bojangles’ Southern 500. The green flag flies Sunday at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
The DraftKings daily fantasy NASCAR game heads to the midwest this weekend for the Pure Michigan 400. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will make its second stop at Michigan International Speedway this Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m.
By most accounts, one of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ marquee events is scheduled to go off this weekend. But as the sport descends on Indianapolis, site of the 24th annual Brickyard 400, the sport can’t stop talking about one of its marquee rides.
It was July 2001 and Dale Earnhardt Jr. was still grieving. Five months earlier, the loss of his father at Daytona had captivated a nation while throwing the sport of stock car racing into chaos. NASCAR’s most marketable name, Dale Earnhardt, had been killed in the final two corners of its biggest race.
The daily fantasy NASCAR train is heading down south to Daytona this week. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is at Daytona International Speedway for the Coke Zero 400 this Saturday night at 7 p.m. ET.