Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced Thursday that he will set out the next two races due to the lingering effects of a concussion. Shortly after the announcement, Earnhardt along with team owner Rick Hendrick, crew chief Steve Letarte and Dr. Jerry Petty met with members of the media.
Below is the transcript from that press conference.
KERRY THARP: Joining us up front we have Steve Letarte, crew chief of the No. 88; Dale Earnhardt, Jr., driver of the No. 88; team owner Rick Hendrick; and Dr. Jerry Petty, neurosurgeon. At this time I’m going to call on Dale Earnhardt, Jr., who has some things he’d like to share with everyone. MORE>>>
Written by: Greg Engle CupScene.com Editor/NASCAR Examiner, October 11, 2012