LOLNASCAR: THE JUNIOR BAILOUT

Better than facing the death panel, I guess. Props to LOLnascar. Related links:Calm down, DennyMark Martin and the InternetsBrad CauseawreckskiLa-la-la I can't hear youSay hello to my little friendThe 28-year-old virginEstrada!Another boring raceUnlike Juan Pablo Montoya, All Left Turns is beloved in SacramentoKanye interrupts Montoya television interviewHot moob actionKasey's missing Bud girlsThe Junior faceObama brings change Jeff Gordon can believe inWhose show is it?'Mikey' Katharine Gall ...

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ALABAMA IS JUNIOR NATION

TALLADEGA, Ala. _ Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been ridiculed for his lousy 2009 season, but there is still one place that treats him like a hero - Talladega, Ala. I saw, heard and felt the power of Junior Nation firsthand during this Sunday's Amp Energy 500. As I walked among the throngs of race fans this weekend, Junior's colors were most prevalent, followed by Jeff Gordon and Kasey Kahne. Under closer inspection, however, most of those Kahne colors turned out to be Junior's old colors. Th ...

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MCGREW EARNHARDT’S CREW CHIEF IN 2010

Hendrick Motorsports announced today that Lance McGrew will remain crew chief for the No. 88 team with driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2010. McGrew took over the team on an interim basis from Tony Eury Jr. on May 28. Said owner Rick Hendrick, "I have total faith in Lance and what he's capable of accomplishing with Dale Jr. There was a lot of pressure with how he came into this deal, and the way he's handled it has been extremely impressive. Lance is confident in himself and in his decisions, a ...

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JUNIOR IS BACK … MAYBE

It's a shame when it is news that NASCAR's most popular driver led a lap in a race, but such is the state of Dale Earnhardt Jr., not to mention NASCAR's hard luck, during the 2009 season. Since April 26, when he finished second at Talladega, Earnhardt has not finished higher than 12th and has not led a lap. He led six laps on Sunday at the Carfax 400 at Michigan International Speedway and looked like a contender for the win.Earnhardt was able to challenge up front because of the decision to pit ...

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