Rick Hendrick announced Wednesday that Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet, still has 13 unsponsored races in 2013
It is hard to imagine that NASCAR‘s most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., is still looking for sponsorship as the new season is just around the corner, but it’s true. Maybe it’s the economy, ticket sales or the asking price. We may never truly know. But one thing we have learned, finding sponsorship for premier NASCAR teams is as hard as it has ever been. Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s situation is a prime example. Continue reading →
Prediction is an interesting word, because in reality no one can really predict what will happen in the future.
But what’s interesting is that for NASCAR fans, this time of year brings on a strong urge to give an opinion about what you think will or will not happen in the upcoming season.
Well, this year is no different and our Fan4Racing team is accepting the challenge, by pulling out our crystal ball and providing our 2013 predictions for the Sprint Cup Series via seven questions. We’d love hearing your predictions too, so go ahead and indulge yourself by using your own crystal ball and share your responses by commenting with your 2013 predictions to the seven questions below: Continue reading →
Teams will have a second crack at Charlotte Motor Speedway with the Generation six car before the new season starts. Sprint Cup teams will test at Charlotte Thursday and Friday. Many more teams will be at Charlotte those two days, than the first test in mid December of 2012. There are 33 cars on the entry list for the test session, where drivers and crews should find out much more about the Generation six car and what they can do to improve with more drivers’ input. Continue reading →