Louis Brewster: Earnhardt's doctor trip has major implications

Oct 15, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Whatever one might think of Dale Earnhardt, Jr., or even if you don't pay attention to stock car driving, he took a very unusual step last week that may change the sport forever, Earnhardt, feeling something amiss after two hard crashes in six weeks, voluntarily visited a neurologist in Charlotte, N.C. The specialist confirmed a concussion and gave ... (more)

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Jody Dancy

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Is Dale going to be alright? I'm his biggest fan. I'm concerned about his health & future racing career. Good luck Jr.
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Dale Jr has been cleared to race at Martinsville next week!!

“IN GOD WE TRUST”

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izzie wrote:
Dale Jr has been cleared to race at Martinsville next week!!
Not true, Izzie. Hendrick said today that Jr. still has to be evaluated one more time before they will know if he is cleared to be back in the car this weekend and that won't happen till Tuesday.
WWE CRASHCAR 2012

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The #88 is in better hands, Jr can take the rest of the season off.
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Regan Smith is a better fit in the 88. better driver, better feedback during the race, better speaker when dealing with the media, better everything,........ Take a hike hick boy JR. Your days are numbered.
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izzie wrote:
Dale Jr has been cleared to race at Martinsville next week!!
Thats not true. He has to drive today and be checked again. Mr Hendrick said yesterday we would know something by Tuesday evening or Wed.
Snow

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CNDBILLFAN wrote:
Regan Smith is a better fit in the 88. better driver, better feedback during the race, better speaker when dealing with the media, better everything,........ Take a hike hick boy JR. Your days are numbered.
Yep he is so dam good he lost his ride.
He will be in Jr's nationwide car next year if no one else will have him.
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WWE CRASHCAR 2012 wrote:
The #88 is in better hands, Jr can take the rest of the season off.
A few of the other drivers need to take the rest of the year off and get out of the way of racers.
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Snow wrote:
<quoted text>Thats not true. He has to drive today and be checked again. Mr Hendrick said yesterday we would know something by Tuesday evening or Wed.
Hey Snow, Mr Hendrick announced during prerace that Dale Jr would race at Martinsville Sunday. He than announced during the race that he had to drive today and would know Tuesday evening. Sorry for the confusion. have a great day!
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7th place finish for Smith. Seems like any driver can get a top ten with the 88 car as long as it doesn't blow up.
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Snow wrote:
<quoted text>Yep he is so dam good he lost his ride.
He will be in Jr's nationwide car next year if no one else will have him.
It'd be great if Smith won the championship in Nationwide next year. Wouldn't it? You know being as hick boy won't be racing and even if he was, a championship by JR. is not possible.
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CNDBILLFAN wrote:
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It'd be great if Smith won the championship in Nationwide next year. Wouldn't it? You know being as hick boy won't be racing and even if he was, a championship by JR. is not possible.
Who cares he still has more fans and followers than any of the others.
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Snow wrote:
<quoted text>Who cares he still has more fans and followers than any of the others.
That and a buck and a half will buy you a cup of coffee!
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Snow wrote:
<quoted text>Who cares he still has more fans and followers than any of the others.
Charles Manson also had more followers than Regan Smith.
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David regan drove his ass off tryin to get a job he did what he needed to good job. His point proven but jr gonna be back so move over and let him in ur turn will come. I think jr is gonna prove a point and win 2 this year.
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travinhouse wrote:
David regan drove his ass off tryin to get a job he did what he needed to good job. His point proven but jr gonna be back so move over and let him in ur turn will come. I think jr is gonna prove a point and win 2 this year.
David Ragan?????

I thought people on this comment board were talking about Regan Smith?????

Win 2, what????? Good Luck!!
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CNDBILLFAN wrote:
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David Ragan?????
I thought people on this comment board were talking about Regan Smith?????
Win 2, what????? Good Luck!!
Some fans don't know one driver from another.Roush got rid of David Regan.
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Snow wrote:
<quoted text>Some fans don't know one driver from another.Roush got rid of David Regan.
Ted Musgrave, Johnny Benson and Wally Dalenbach as well

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Ted Musgrave, Johnny Benson and Wally Dalenbach as well
Skinner
was dumped in the truck races he was running his big mouth about the team he was driving for and they dumped him.I wish someone would dump
the Onion. He cannot have a interview without a big fat sucker in his big mouth. I love watching the young drivers in the trucks.
Hilton Head

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CNDBILLFAN wrote:
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David Ragan?????
I thought people on this comment board were talking about Regan Smith?????
Win 2, what????? Good Luck!!
Maybe the nation is having to most popular drivel fan votes this year.

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