Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Talks About Late Model Racing After Retirement

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Talks About Late Model Racing After Retirement

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. is still interested in competing in Late Model Stock Cars after retiring from full-time competition in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. During a press conference at Dover International Speedway on Friday, Earnhardt, Jr. would not commit to running Late Model Stock Cars after he retired – however, he left the door wide open to doing so.  When asked if he would run in the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville next fall, Earnhardt said he is more interested in running at weekly shows at various tracks.
Danica Patrick Leaves Legacy in Short Track Racing

Danica Patrick Leaves Legacy in Short Track Racing

Danica Patrick may very well be competing in her farewell tour in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and, in spite of being winless, she leaves behind a legacy that is seen most in short track racing. While Patrick herself has never competed in a Late Model Stock Car race, the discipline has seen more and more participation from women in recent years.   In just the past four years, the region has seen three women win Late Model championships.  The wins are becoming more frequent as well as more women pursue opportunities in racing.
Poole Believes Late Model Stock Experience Equipped Him for NASCAR Success

Poole Believes Late Model Stock Experience Equipped Him for NASCAR Success

Brennan Poole is in contention for the series championship in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, but the 26-year-old credits his roots for his success – predominantly his success in Late Model Stock Car racing. Poole won the championship in 2011 in the now-defunct UARA-STARS Late Model Stock Car touring series championship and had success both in Late Model Stock Cars and later in ARCA on his way to NASCAR.  When asked about his career path during a press conference at Dover International Speedway on Friday, Poole said Late Model Stock Cars were integral to his success.