By Bruce Martin PA SportsTicker Contributing Editor
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is perplexed, frustrated — and still feeling confident.
After finishing a six-week NASCAR suspension, crew chief Steve Letarte was back at the track and, apparently, feeling just a little strange to be there.
Qualifying has provided Jeff Gordon with some real surprises this season.
Since NASCAR put them on suspension in June, Chad Knaus and Steve Letarte have managed to stay busy. That hasn’t kept the two Nextel Cup crew chiefs from being frustrated.
A pilot of a NASCAR plane was planning an emergency landing due to smoke in the cockpit seconds before communications cut off and the aircraft crashed, killing five people, a newspaper reported Friday.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced in May that he was cutting ties with Dale Earnhardt Inc. (DEI), the team that was started by his father.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not be taking his familiar No. 8 with him to Hendrick Motorsports next season.
Former Indianapolis 500 driver David Walther has been sentenced to 26 months in prison for nonsupport of dependents and violating terms of an earlier sentence. The 59-year-old owes more than $21,000 in child support, according to the Warren County prosecutor’s office. Warren County Common Pleas Judge James L.
Few can argue with Kyle Busch’s talent as a driver.