Junior gives up Chase

Knocked out by 2nd concussion

Posted: October 12, 2012 at 2:37 a.m.

NASCAR’s most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., will sit out at least the next two Sprint Cup Series races after sustaining a second concussion within six weeks. Earnhardt’s neurosurgeon, Dr. Jerry Petty, notified him Wednesday that he would not be cleared to race in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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