NASCAR Releases Official Statement Regarding National Anthem Protests

From the official NASCAR press release regarding the National Anthem protests sweeping the sports nation.   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2017) – “Sports are a unifying influence in our society, bringing people of differing backgrounds and beliefs together. Our respect for the national anthem has always been a hallmark of our pre-race events. Thanks … Continue reading NASCAR Releases Official Statement Regarding National Anthem Protests

Throwback Thursday: Truex Jr. swaps mid-race with Dale Jr. at New Hampshire 2004

Not exactly a highlight of Dale's career, but a significant moment none the less. After suffering burn injuries from a scary wreck during an ALMS practice session at Sonoma Raceway, Dale Jr. needed a substitute driver midway through the race during the July New Hampshire 300. Truex Jr., driving for DEI at the time in … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Truex Jr. swaps mid-race with Dale Jr. at New Hampshire 2004

Throwback Thursday: 2002 Aaron's 499

Time of race: 3:08:41 Average Speed: 159.022 mph Pole Speed: 186.532 mphApril 21, 2002 Cautions: 3 for 19 laps Margin of Victory: 0.060 sec Attendance: n/a Lead changes: 26 https://youtu.be/iVA5eEJ5SCM This was when DEI was at its best by absolutely dominating all of the restrictor plate races. Dale Jr. won this race after leading 133 … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: 2002 Aaron's 499