Why Isn’t Jimmie Johnson More Popular Than Dale Jr.?

Kevin Harvick sure lifted the lid off a box with remarks about the growth of NASCAR and how Dale Earnhardt Jr. affected it. In a twisted sort of way, it seems like a swipe at Junior Nation. What you can take away from his remarks is that Earnhardt's lackluster resume has "stunted" NASCAR's growth, and he appeared to wonder out loud the seven-time champion Johnson was not. It's a fair question. You'd think fans would flock to an 83 race winner and multiple time champion the same way NBA fa ...

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Poised For Big Comeback

  2017 could go down in NASCAR history as the Year of "The" Comeback. Dale Earnhardt Jr. has resurfaced this week, reporting that he is nearing his recovery from concussion-related health issues and he's feeling great, eager for Daytona's launch into the 2017 campaign. By then the 42-year old Earnhardt will be a newly married man, and will have by then taken a good six month hiatus from competitive racing. There's nothing like married life and an extended absence from doing what y ...

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