WHY IS BEING DALE EARNHARDT JR.’S CREW CHIEF SO DIFFICULT?

Steve Letarte became Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s third crew chief since joining Hendrick Motorsports in 2008, which begs the question, "Why is it so difficult to be Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief?" Junior seems like an affable guy, he's backed by one of the strongest owners in NASCAR, he's got his own theme song and the team works side-by-side with five-time champion Jimmie Johnson. So why is there more turnover here than a McDonalds short order cook? Here are the top five challenges to ...

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YET ANOTHER EARNHARDT FAN ROBS BANK

Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans continue to rob our nation's banks at an alarming rate. A man the San Diego News Network identifies as the "NASCAR bandit" has robbed three banks in San Diego, two of them while wearing a white-and-green baseball cap decorated with a Dale Earnhardt Jr. NASCAR logo and a red No. 88. For those of you keeping score, Earnhardt bandits have now struck in California, Georgia, Tennessee, New Jersey and Utah. And those are just the ones All Left Turns has ...

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EARNHARDT LOSING STREAK REACHES 51

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s season of unrelenting misery and inexplicable failure continued at Auto Club Speedway, where the 88 team started 37th and ran all the way up in the top 10, only to see all of its hard work wiped out in a crash of someone else's making. On lap 246, Earnhardt was bumped from behind by Elliott Sadler, triggering an eight-car wreck that took the 88 out of the running for the top 10. He finished 25th. Said Earnhardt, "We are doing whatever we can to stay positive. We had a t ...

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