Skip to content


Around the Garage: Dale Jr. Proof of Weight Earnhardt Name Carries in NASCAR

The recent news that Jeffrey Earnhardt will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut in the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Sept. 12 was a reminder that the Earnhardt name still moves the needle. It carries plenty of weight with it too. Just ask Dale Earnhardt Jr., who is Jeffrey's uncle. Luckily for Jeffrey, he won't be jumping into a Sprint Cup car with nearly the expectations that Dale Jr. did when he made his Cup debut back in 1999. Jeffrey, who is the son of Earnhardt Jr.'s half-brother, Kerry, will be driving for underfunded Go Green Racing. In 66 previous career starts in what is now the Xfinity Series, Jeffrey Earnhardt has given no indication that his Cup debut will be memorable beyond the fac...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - Motorsports
Article is property of

Posted in MotorSports.