Dale Earnhardt Jr. to miss Charlotte and Kansas races

 

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to miss Charlotte and Kansas races

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Thursday, 11 October 2012 09:03
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not compete in the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Kansas Speedway after being diagnosed with a concussion following the Oct. 7 race at Talladega, Ala.

Earnhardt, driver of the No. 88 Chevrolets for Hendrick Motorsports, was diagnosed Wednesday afternoon in Charlotte. Regan Smith will be the team’s substitute driver at Charlotte and Kansas.

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STATEMENT FROM KANSAS SPEEDWAY PRESIDENT PATRICK WARREN

“As race fans we are disappointed that Dale Jr. will miss the next few races, including next weekend's Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway, however at this point his health is of the utmost concern.  We wish him well as he deals with this situation and applaud him for making this very difficult decision.”

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