It looked like Dale Earnhardt, Jr. might finally break free of the years-long slump he'd recently emerged from, but a couple of hard hits to the wall appear to have crushed his chances.
NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn't a car collector. He's a car hoarder. Want evidence? Just turn to Google Maps to see the smashed-up race car graveyard on his massive property outside of Mooresville, North Carolina.
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Slate's John Swansburg offers up an interesting meditation on how Dale Jr.'s move to to Hendrick Motorsports from DEI could actually be harmful to the France family's carefully-crafted legacy. He posits that putting the yin and yang of the sport (J. Gordon and Junior) on the same squad could cut down on the sport's…
Man, the son of the Intimidator is really thinning out his car collection. First he unloads his Mini on eBay, and now this horrifically-desecrated 2005 'Vette is up for bids on the auction site. Terrible flame job. 20" Asantis in the front, 22s in the rear. Meanwhile, we think it'd be really cool if somebody shrunk…
Are we the only one's who think it's weird Andy Pilgrim, the reigning SPEED World Challenge GT champion for Team Cadillac and NASCAR son-of-a-gun Dale Earnhardt Jr are teaming up in a public service video to give first-time drivers a lesson in road manners? A bit of the pot calling the kettle black perhaps?
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