Report: Dale Earnhardt Jr. has concussion
According to a report posted to ESPN.com, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a concussion and will sit out the next two Sprint Cup races at Charlotte and Kansas.
The injury ends NASCAR’s most popular driver’s championship chances this season.
Check out Twitter’s reaction to the news, below:
Sorry to hear about dale jr. Puts things In perspective about what "can" happen.—
Denny Hamlin (@dennyhamlin) October 11, 2012
When it comes to concussions, Dale Jr is Rowdy Burns and I'm Cole Trickle. #DaysOfThunder—
Not Danica Patrick (@NotDanica7) October 11, 2012
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has concussion espn.go.com/racing/nascar/…—
Holly Lynne Henry (@mediaholly) October 11, 2012
Can't believe the news on Dale Jr this morning. Sitting out this weekend with concussion from Dega wreck. Feel bad for him #quickrecovery—
Kasey Kahne (@kaseykahne) October 11, 2012
Sorry to hear about Dale, Jr.'s concussion. Hope for a quick recovery.—
Dave Moody (@DGodfatherMoody) October 11, 2012
Breaking news...Dale Jr has concussion, to sit out Charlotte and Kansas races. Details soon on MotorRacingNetwork.com.—
Motor Racing Network (@MRNRadio) October 11, 2012
BREAKING: Dale Earnhardt Jr. (concussion) will miss the next 2 Sprint Cup races, ending his championship chances.—
(@SportsCenter) October 11, 2012
Hendrick Motorsports (@TeamHendrick) October 11, 2012
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