Official statment on Earnhardt Jr cleared to race

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 24, 2003) -- NASCAR officials announced today that NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. has received medical clearance to race this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. Per NASCAR policy, ...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 24, 2003) -- NASCAR officials announced today that NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. has received medical clearance to race this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway.

Per NASCAR policy, Earnhardt was required to undergo a thorough physical examination after sustaining injuries during an incident last Sunday at Dover International Speedway, in order to return to competition. Earnhardt was examined this week by a recognized specialist, and was given clearance Wednesday to compete.

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt Jr.