DALE EARNHARDT JR. TO ENTER NASCAR BUSCH SERIES CARFAX 250 AT MIS
BROOKLYN, Mich. (July 7, 2006) â€“ The star power of the entry list for the NASCAR Busch Series Carfax 250 race at Michigan International Speedway rose significantly as Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced his intention to enter the Saturday, August 19 event in the No. 8 Menardâ€™s Chevrolet owned by Dale Earnhardt, Inc.Â
Earnhardt Jr., who won the NASCAR Busch Series race at MIS in 1999, will make his third Busch Series start of 2006. In his most recent outing, Earnhardt Jr. dominated the Busch Series race at Daytona International Speedway on June 30, leading 88 of 103 laps en route to his 21st career win in the series.Â
At MIS, Earnhardt Jr. won his only career Busch Series start in 1999 after qualifying third. He also has 14 career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series starts at MIS with a career-best third-place finish in last Juneâ€™s 3M Performance 400.Â
Courtesy of MIS.