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Championship format changes give injured, ill drivers more flexibility

...in 2004 and has steadily evolved, missing a race would ruin a driver's championship chances.The system caused Dale Earnhardt Jr. to conceal a concussion early in his career and led to countless other hidden ailments from drivers too determined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-20/championship-format-change
Some NASCAR teams aren't tigtening all lug nuts in an effort to save time

...off the conservative standpoint with the 48 car."Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s team missed a couple lug nuts during their first...Allmendinger, Aric Almirola, Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon, Denny Hamlin, Kevin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-15/some-nascar-teams-arent-ti
Jimmie Johnson picks up fifth victory at Texas

...This is his fourth win in the span that also includes a runner-up finish in the spring race three years ago.Dale Earnhardt Jr., who is Johnson's teammate at Hendrick Motorsports, was third to give Chevrolet a sweep of the top three spots...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-11/jimmie-johnson-picks-fifth
Kevin Harvick's tap in Sprint Cup race irritates Joey Logano

...extending his track record with his first in a spring race.He held off Harvick and Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. for his fourth win in the past six races at the place where he has led 1,017 laps in his career."The end of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-12/kevin-harvicks-tap-sprint-
IndyCar qualifying scrapped after rain

...the 18-year-old's racing suit was just fine this time.Jones outran Sprint Cup stars Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. on a restart with 25 laps left Friday night, winning by 1.6 seconds in his ninth career Xfinity start. NHRA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-11/indycar-qualifying-scrapped-after
Three Sprint Cup drivers starting to separate themselves from the pack

...the verge of moving up to the upper echelon with Harvick, Logano and Keselowski. Kurt Busch, Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon and Martin Truex Jr. have shown bursts of speed this year, but they're still looking to sustain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-08/three-sprint-cup-drivers-s
Teenager Erik Jones takes Xfinity race over Sprint Cup stars

...the 18-year-old's racing suit was just fine this time.Jones outran Sprint Cup stars Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. on a restart with 25 laps remaining Friday night, winning by 1.6 seconds in his ninth career Xfinity start...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-11/teenager-erik-jones-takes-
Jeff Gordon to spend Easter break touring DC

...and the National History museum. So hopefully we have a chance to see all those things." SAFETY EVOLUTION: Dale Earnhardt Jr. is amazed how much his race car has evolved in his 20-year NASCAR career. At the same time, there's still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-01/jeff-gordon-spend-easter-b
Brad Keselowski rallies late to win at Fontana

...on four tires."Paul Menard came home fourth ahead of Ryan Newman in their Richard Childress Racing Chevrolets. Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished in sixth and Jimmie Johnson ninth.Two-time defending Fontana champion Kyle Busch missed the race with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-22/brad-keselowski-rallies-la
Emotions will run high at Martinsville in first short track race of the season

...fenders and crumpled bumpers.Drivers will finish with a high level of irritation."That is what makes this fun," Dale Earnhardt Jr. said. "I think as drivers we enjoy getting scrappy out there and rubbing on each other and moving each other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-28/emotions-will-run-high-mar