Major Sprint Cup merger announced

HOMSTEAD, Fla., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Dodge motorsports manager Mike Delahanty has confirmed the formation of Earnhardt-Ganassi Racing on the Sprint Cup auto racing circuit.

Earnhardt moving to Hendrick Motorsports

MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 13 (UPI) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr., who last month said he was leaving the racing team founded by his father, Wednesday said he would drive for Hendrick Motorsports. Earnhardt announced in May that he was leaving Dale Earnhardt Inc. following a dispute with DEI's current

Earnhardt Jr. to join Hendrick team in '08

MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 12 (UPI) -- It looks like race car driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will saddle up with Hendrick Motorsports in 2008.

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Earnhardt, DEI hit with sizeable penalty

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., May 16 (UPI) -- DEI Enterprises driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and company owner Teresa Earnhardt were penalized 100 points by NASCAR for failing a pre-race inspection last week.

Truex punished for NASCAR rule violation

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Martin Truex Jr. has been penalized, fined and placed on probation for making an "inappropriate gesture" during a race, NASCAR said Tuesday.

Earnhardt Jr. to remain with DEI

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. has reached a five-year deal to continue as the driver of the No. 8 Chevrolet for Dale Earnhardt, Inc.

Three NASCAR teams fined

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 9 (UPI) -- NASCAR on Wednesday levied fines of $25,000 to three teams and took away driver and owner points for infractions at Daytona last week.

NASCAR driver Park released of duties

MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 6 (UPI) -- Dale Earnhardt Incorporated on Tuesday released NASCAR Winston Cup driver Steve Park from his duties of the No. 1 Pennzoil Chevrolet.
Teresa Earnhardt
Teresa Earnhardt, owner of DEI Racing and widow of NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt, visits with reporters during a media tour stop at DEI Racing in Mooresville, North Carolina on January 23, 2008. (UPI Photo/Nell Redmond)

Teresa Earnhardt (née Houston) is the widow of Dale Earnhardt and mother of Taylor Nicole Earnhardt (born December 20, 1988). She is the stepmother of Kerry Earnhardt, Kelley Earnhardt Elledge and Dale Earnhardt Jr. She is the president and Chief Executive Officer of Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, thus making her the first woman in NASCAR history to own a team. Her uncle is Tommy Houston who is her father Hal Houston's brother.

She was portrayed by Elizabeth Mitchell in the movie 3: The Dale Earnhardt Story.

Earnhardt won her first Daytona 500 as a team owner when driver of the #15 Chevrolet driven by Michael Waltrip drove his car to a win at the 2001 Daytona 500. This was the race that her husband Dale Earnhardt was killed in a last lap accident.

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