Dale Earnhardt Jr. made peace with Daytona. Had to. Even after his father's fatal crash there in 2001, Dale Jr. knew he would see her again and again and again. And the love affair would eventually continue.
Lance McGrew, the man charged with turning Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s disastrous season around, didn't mince words Thursday when discussing his prospects and plans in replacing Tony Eury, Jr. as crew chief of the No. 88 Chevrolet.
No final decision has been made regarding Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s future team sponsor at Hendrick Motorsports, but one is expected within the month and possibly within the next two weeks, multiple sources close to the negotiations said Monday.
Kelley Earnhardt Elledge, sister, business manager and chief negotiator for Dale Earnhardt Jr., isn't yet convinced a contract extension with the company their father founded is on the horizon for NASCAR's biggest star.