Despite finish, Earnhardt Jr. sings the praises of Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished seventh Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished seventh Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has never won at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, that didn’t change Sunday when the checkered flag fell for the Kobalt Tools 400.

After starting the day 12 Earnhardt never quite had the speed in his Hendrick Motorsports Chevy to contend for the win.

“We ran a little bit better than where we finished,” Earnhardt said. “But just needed a little track position at the end.” MORE>>>

About Greg Engle 7420 Articles
Greg is a published award winning sportswriter who spent 23 years combined active and active reserve military service, much of that in and around the Special Operations community. Greg is the author of "The Nuts and Bolts of NASCAR: The Definitive Viewers' Guide to Big-Time Stock Car Auto Racing" and has been published in major publications across the country including the Los Angeles Times, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was also a contributor to Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul, published in 2010, and the Christmas edition in 2016. He wrote as the NASCAR, Formula 1, Auto Reviews and National Veterans Affairs Examiner for Examiner.com and has appeared on Fox News. He holds a BS degree in communications, a Masters degree in psychology and is currently a PhD candidate majoring in psychology. He is currently the weekend Motorsports Editor for Autoweek.