Earnhardt Jr. to race at Rockingham

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- While mourning the death of his father, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has decided to race in Sunday's NASCAR Dura-Lube 400. A spokeswoman for Dale Earnhardt Inc. confirmed Tuesday that Dale Jr. has not changed his plans to race this ...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- While mourning the death of his father, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has decided to race in Sunday's NASCAR Dura-Lube 400.

A spokeswoman for Dale Earnhardt Inc. confirmed Tuesday that Dale Jr. has not changed his plans to race this Sunday at North Carolina Speedway in Rockingham. It also was announced that a private service will be held on Thursday to honor the elder Earnhardt, the seven-time Winston Cup champion who died Sunday in a final-lap crash at the Daytona 500.

The service at Calvary Church in Charlotte will not be open to the public. But the Earnhardt family has agreed to have the service broadcast live on television. Fox Sports Net will have the service at noon on Thursday

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt