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Dale Earnhardt Jr.

42-Year-Old Driver – Rick Hendrick Motorsports

2016 NASCAR NATIONWIDE Stats View SPRINT Stats

Winnings

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Points

0

Starts

2

Wins

1

Poles

0

Top5

2

Top10

2

2016 NASCAR SPRINT Stats View NATIONWIDE Stats

Winnings

$0

Points

461

Starts

18

Wins

0

Poles

0

Top5

5

Top10

6

2017 Fantasy Racing Outlook

The devastating concussion and balance/vision impairment issues that Earnhardt suffered due to multiple crashes last season took the NASCAR icon out of the driver's seat at mid-season in 2016. He only completed 18 of the 36 events before being sidelined. It was a season lost for the driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet. However, the good news is that Earnhardt is much better and has received medical clearance to race again as of early December. Before the injury the veteran driver had been performing at his highest level in years with great campaigns in 2014 and 2015. While all would appear to be all right physically with Earnhardt, we'd be a bit leery about building a fantasy race team around him, with Earnhardt being the anchor driver. As it goes with drivers and concussion histories, all it takes is another major wreck to put your driver on the sidelines for multiple races.

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Car: No. 88 Chevrolet   Crew Chief: Greg Ives   Birthdate: 10/10/1974   Country: USA   

September 7, 2017    NASCAR Cup News Update

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Earnhardt Jr.'s No. 88 team has been penalized by NASCAR for Safety Sections 10.9.10.4: Tires and Wheels Note: Lug nut(s) not properly installed at the conclusion of this past weekend's Darlington race, NASCAR PR reports.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. 2016 Race Results
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Date Race Winnings Start Finish Status Laps Laps Led Points Bonus Points Penalty Points
2/13/2016 Sprint Unlimited $0 23 15 Running 75/75 - - - -
2/18/2016 Can-Am Duel 1 $0 2 1 Running 60/60 43 - - -
2/21/2016 Daytona 500 $0 3 36 Accident 169/200 15 6 1 -
2/28/2016 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 $0 16 2 Running 330/325 - 39 - -
3/6/2016 Kobalt 400 $0 20 8 Running 267/267 - 33 - -
3/13/2016 Good Sam 500 $0 26 5 Running 313/312 34 37 1 -
3/20/2016 Auto Club 400 $0 27 11 Running 205/200 - 30 - -
4/3/2016 STP 500 $0 21 14 Running 500/500 - 27 - -
4/8/2016 O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 $0 11 5 Running 200/200 - - - -
4/9/2016 Duck Commander 500 $0 16 2 Running 334/334 - 39 - -
4/17/2016 Food City 500 $0 20 2 Running 500/500 - 39 - -
4/23/2016 ToyotaCare 250 $0 3 1 Running 149/140 128 - - -
4/23/2016 ToyotaCare 250 Heat Race 1 $0 2 2 Running 35/35 - - - -
4/24/2016 Toyota Owners 400 $0 16 13 Running 400/400 - 28 - -
5/1/2016 GEICO 500 $0 3 40 Accident 63/188 - 1 - -
5/7/2016 Go Bowling 400 $0 22 15 Running 267/267 - 26 - -
5/15/2016 AAA 400 Drive for Autism $0 2 32 Accident 354/400 - 9 - -
5/21/2016 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race $0 10 3 Running 113/113 - - - -
5/29/2016 Coca-Cola 600 $0 25 14 Running 400/400 - 27 - -
6/6/2016 Axalta We Paint Winners 400 $0 8 2 Running 160/160 4 40 1 -
6/12/2016 FireKeepers Casino 400 $0 27 39 Accident 61/200 - 2 - -
6/26/2016 Toyota/Save Mart 350 $0 13 11 Running 110/110 - 30 - -
7/2/2016 Coke Zero 400 $0 16 21 Running 161/160 - 20 - -
7/9/2016 Quaker State 400 $0 13 13 Running 267/267 - 28 - -

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Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

August 6, 2017

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Earnhardt suffered an engine failure and finished 37th in the I Love New York 355k at Watkins Glen International Sunday afternoon.

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July 2, 2017

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Earnhardt Jr. crashed and finished 32nd in the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway Saturday night.

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June 30, 2017

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Earnhardt Jr. won the pole for the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway Friday afternoon. He turned a fast lap of 190.973 mph.

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June 29, 2017

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Earnhardt Jr. was fastest in Happy Hour practice for the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway Thursday afternoon. He turned a fast lap of 193.328 mph.

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June 26, 2017

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To start Sunday's race at Sonoma Raceway, both Chase Elliott and Earnhardt Jr. were inside the Top 10, and that's where they would finish it, as well. Earnhardt led the Hendrick Motorsports teammates to the checkered flag, earning a sixth-place result, hendrickmotorsports.com reports.

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June 9, 2017

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Earnhardt Jr. will start at the rear of the field in Sunday's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway due to an engine change in opening practice, NASCAR PR reports.

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