Earnhardt may be back soon
LOUDON, N.H. — Team owner Rick Hendrick said he does not think the concussion symptoms that sidelined Dale Earnhardt Jr. are career threatening. Hendrick hoped to have NASCAR’s most popular driver back in the car next week at the Brickyard in Indianapolis.
Earnhardt, 41, sat out Sunday’s race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway because he was not cleared to race. “If there was something major wrong, I think (doctors) would have seen it already,” Hendrick said. “I’m very hopeful.