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Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Media Relations, NASCAR Controversies

Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Media Relations, NASCAR Controversies
Dale Earnhardt Jr. might be the most popular driver in all of NASCAR. Jimmie Johnson is probably the most successful right now; and Danica Patrick has the highest profile. She’s also the most polarizing. While Junior may not win as much as JJ or get the endorsements that Danica does, he’s probably the most well liked. And his media relations has a lot to do with that. You could interview Dale Jr. for three minutes and have much more material for a story than if you interviewed Patrick or Johnson for 15 minutes. While Jimmie and Danica are almost always vanilla in their interviews (And decidedly boring. They’re boring by design, by management. They’re not boring people), Dale Earnhardt Jr. is usually interesting and entertaining. When NASCAR opened it’s playoff season (Chase for the Sprint Cup) here in Chicagoland this past weekend, the sport was rocked with controversy. The media had plenty of scandalous topics to talk about...

Following NASCAR Sprint Cup Media Day, special fan event

Following NASCAR Sprint Cup Media Day, special fan event
Following media day for the NASCAR kickoff of Chase for the cup is a special fan event- Contenders Live sponsored by Toyota and Sprint will allow local fans to interact directly with the final 12 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Contenders at the House of Blues in Chicago at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12th.  It’ll air on SPEEDTV on Thursday, September 13th at 7 p.m. You’ll hear answers to questions for NASCAR’s playoffs that you’ve never heard before from star drivers Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, and more. It’s being hosted by Fox sports personality Chris Myers...
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