10:17 PM EDT 10/16/2013
Originally posted 10/27/2009 09:00AM
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will make a pit stop with country's finest when he appears as a presenter at the Nov. 11 Country Music Awards, the Nashville-based CMA tells PEOPLE.
Earnhardt is part of a round of presenters announced by the CMA for ceremony, which will air on ABC. Others include LeAnn Rimes, Kellie Pickler, Julianne Hough, and nominees Randy Houser (for new artist and video of the year) and Jake Owen (for new artist), along with the network's Robin Roberts and the stars of ABC's Wednesday night comedy The Middle, Patricia Heaton and Neil Flynn.
Originally posted 10/07/2004 02:30PM
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has joined the Janet Jackson club, forcing an embarrassed TV network to add a 5-second delay to NASCAR telecasts after the racer uttered a vulgarity during a post-competition interview last weekend.
Originally posted 10/06/2004 09:00AM
DOCKED: Dale Earnhardt Jr., 30, lost his first-place standing in the Nextel Cup race and was fined $10,000 by NASCAR on Tuesday for cursing on national television after his victory Sunday in Talladega, Ala. Asked what it means to have won on the track not once but five times, "Little E," as he is called, replied: "Well it don't mean s--- right now, Daddy's done won here 10 times, so I gotta do more winnin'." Earnhardt, whose legendary racer father died in the 2001 Daytona 500, said he will appeal NASCAR's decision. NASCAR docked the popular driver 25 points, putting him in second place with seven races to go toward the season's championship.
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