DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson does not care what you think about his career, his midlife racing crisis or his performance. He has been promoted from rookie, shed his status as a part-time driver and added the Indianapolis 500 to his list of challenges.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. was voted NASCAR’s most popular driver a record 15 times.
He didn’t forget “Junior Nation” on his way into the Hall of Fame.
“When I stumbled, you guys were right there ready to lift me back up,” Earnhardt said to his fans.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. recognized early he would never be a seven-time NASCAR champion like his dad.
It was unrealistic to believe he would match the late Dale Earnhardt on the track.