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08/24 16:54 CDT Dale Earnhardt Jr. to miss at least 2 more races
Dale Earnhardt Jr. to miss at least 2 more races
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) --- Dale Earnhardt Jr. has not been cleared by doctors to
return to racing and will miss at least two more races --- at Michigan and
Darlington --- as he recovers from a concussion.
Hendrick Motorsports announced Earnhardt's status Wednesday. Earnhardt was
evaluated by doctors at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sports
Medicine Concussion Program.
Owner Rick Hendrick said Earnhardt is working hard to get back and will follow
doctors' recommendations for his recovery. Hendrick said the program is fully
Alex Bowman, who drove for Earnhardt at New Hampshire, will return to drive the
No. 88 Chevrolet at Michigan this weekend. Jeff Gordon will fill in at
Darlington, where he has won seven races.
Gordon has driven the past four races for Earnhardt.