The Field For This Weekend’s Sprint Cup Event At Martinsville Speedway Will Include Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Who Received Medical Clearance Yesterday To Return To Racing After Missing Two Starts Recovering From A Concussion
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will resume his driving duties in the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet this weekend at Martinsville Speedway after receiving medical clearance on Tuesday. Earnhardt, who one of the 12 competitors in this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, was forced to miss the last two races after being diagnosed with a concussion days after he was involved in a 25-car accident on the final lap on October Seventh at Talladega. Earnhardt is last in the Chase standings, 122 points behind leader Brad Keselowski.
Live coverage of the Tums Relief 500 fromMartinsvilleon AM 1590 and FM 95.5 begins at 12:30 Sunday afternoon.