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The Dale Jr. Download brings unique analysis from the people behind Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 National Guard/Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Hosted by Taylor Zarzour and Mike Davis, The Dale Jr. Download features commentary from team members, employees, fans, and yes, even Junior himself. The Dale Jr. Download is part of Dirty Mo Radio -- a podcast center on the axis of Junior -- housed at www.DaleJr.com/radio.

The Dale Jr. Download brings unique analysis from the people behind Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 National Guard/Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Hosted by Taylor Zarzour and Mike Davis, The Dale Jr. Download features commentary from team members, employees, fans, and yes, even Junior himself. The Dale Jr. Download is part of Dirty Mo Radio -- a podcast center on the axis of Junior -- housed at www.DaleJr.com/radio.
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Mooresville, NC

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The Dale Jr. Download brings unique analysis from the people behind Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 National Guard/Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Hosted by Taylor Zarzour and Mike Davis, The Dale Jr. Download features commentary from team members, employees, fans, and yes, even Junior himself. The Dale Jr. Download is part of Dirty Mo Radio -- a podcast center on the axis of Junior -- housed at www.DaleJr.com/radio.

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English


Episodes

283 - Kyle Busch: The Champ & the Best of the DJD

11/18/2019
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In the season finale, Dale Earnhardt Jr gets an exclusive sit down with NASCAR Cup Champion Kyle Busch. Dale and co-host Mike Davis reflect on an amazing season, reliving the best guests and most impactful stories that came from our table. The DJD gang have some good belly laughs over the hilarity that came from some unexpected conversations on the show. Dale Jr. also learns he has a new job for the 2020 Daytona 500. One more Odd History reveals an NFL quarterback behind the wheel and...

Duration:02:01:24

282 - Kenny Wallace: Therapy

11/11/2019
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A colorful and candid sit down between Dale Earnhardt Jr and Kenny Wallace takes you on a journey from being dirt poor in Missouri to NASCAR fame. Kenny opens up about his brother Rusty, getting his first ride from Dale Earnhardt, getting fired from his Cup ride, his passion for dirt racing and why the nine-time Xfinity Series winner says thinks he’s an overachiever. Wallace tells us about being blocked on Twitter by Michael Waltrip, and how people assume he was "shot in the ass with...

Duration:02:01:30

281 - David Hobbs: Paddock to Telly

11/4/2019
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. sits down with one of his favorites, legendary racer and broadcaster David Hobbs, to discuss the most important race in NASCAR history, the 1979 Daytona 500. The two chit chat about working with Ken Squier, Hobbs' diverse and dangerous racing career, dealing with an era where death was a regularity, Cale Yarborough's engine mimicking, an Intimidating interview with Dale Earnhardt, the Englishman's role in Stroker Ace and more. Dale Jr. and co-host Mike Davis debate the...

Duration:02:23:45

280 - Ricky Rudd: Stand Your Ground

10/28/2019
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Dale Earnhardt Jr sits down with one of the toughest drivers in NASCAR history, Ricky Rudd. They discuss Ricky's Clash crash, and why he chose to play through the pain by taping his eyes open to race. They go deep into the Dale Earnhardt ride swap, the fallout and the incidents that followed. Find out why Rudd called Rusty Wallace "Rubberhead," and what the 23-time Cup Series winner is doing these days. The DJD Gang gets lippy about Todd Gilliland's radio chatter about his team owner Kyle...

Duration:01:55:44

279 - Richard Petty: The King

10/22/2019
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An interview fit for a King! Dale Earnhardt Jr. sits down with The King, Richard Petty. The two discuss Petty and NASCAR's humble beginnings, an unexpected ride on Lee Petty's racecar, driving with a broken neck, the drag racing days, lecturing The Intimidator, running liquor, and the 1979 Daytona 500. They also talk about change in NASCAR and the day they ate fried chicken with Ronald Reagan. Dale & co-host Mike Davis tackle an interesting Kansas weekend as they sort through controversy...

Duration:01:59:14

279 - Richard Petty: The King

10/21/2019
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An interview fit for a King! Dale Earnhardt Jr. sits down with The King, Richard Petty. The two discuss Petty and NASCAR's humble beginnings, an unexpected ride on Lee Petty's racecar, driving with a broken neck, the drag racing days, lecturing The Intimidator, running liquor, and the 1979 Daytona 500. They also talk about change in NASCAR and the day they ate fried chicken with Ronald Reagan. Dale & co-host Mike Davis tackle an interesting Kansas weekend as they sort through controversy...

Duration:01:59:14

278 - Jeff Burton: Respect Me

10/15/2019
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. meets with the Mayor, Jeff Burton, to talk about his racing family and a journey from backyard, to race track, to broadcast booth. They discuss brotherly run-ins, Ward's life as a trapper, the scrap with Jeff Gordon, a rivalry at Roush, helping the devastation in the Bahamas and much more. The DJD gang goes full send on big ugly spoilers and the yellow-line that created a stink at Talladega. Odd History unboxes a tale of an overseas NASCAR stowaway.

Duration:01:49:54

277 - Bubba Wallace: The Battle Within

10/7/2019
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In a powerful interview, Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets Bubba Wallace to open up about how the young driver handles conflict and his brave decision to come forward about battling depression. The two discuss dark days, the battles of a young career and family issues that have helped mold Bubba into the 'wear it on his sleeves' emotional person he is today. They talk about their love for Late Model Stocks, why he was so pissed at Alex Bowman, the lone regret he has about the "water bottle massacre"...

Duration:01:59:53

276 - Marcus Smith: Crazy Idea Club

9/30/2019
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. and good friend Marcus Smith get deep about big ideas for the sport, past failures and free-thinking futures. Smith drops the bold idea of Bristol going to dirt and discusses the future of NASCAR at the Nashville Fairgrounds race track. The two share stories of childhood, Bruton Smith's rocky road to start Charlotte Motor Speedway, Roval resistance, daredevil pre-race shows, towing TV trucks and SMI's rivalry with NASCAR. The DJD gang goes over the wild Roval race and a...

Duration:01:46:14

275 - Rick Hendrick: I'm Not Gonna Let Him Fail

9/23/2019
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Rick Hendrick get together for a much-anticipated tell-all interview. The driver and his former boss discuss Mr. H's beginnings in the sport, how Hendrick Motorsports nearly started with Richard Petty behind the wheel, the Gee family connection, the famed rental car ride with Geoff Bodine and Dale Earnhardt, and the meeting that changed their lives and Dale Jr.'s side-skirts forever. They also reveal classic stories of the legendary Harry Hyde and how The Intimidator...

Duration:01:52:48

274 - Ron Hornaday: Not Over It

9/16/2019
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. sits down with a racer's racer, NASCAR Hall-of-Famer Ron Hornaday. The former teammates talk about Ron's rough beginnings, hanging up on Dale Earnhardt and the good, bad and ugly of the DEI days. Also, they delve into the aftermath of being wrecked under caution by Kyle Busch, the guilt of taking out Bubba Wallace, and the life debt Ron feels he owes Kevin Harvick. The DJD gang discusses Kyle Busch's controversial post-race comments, a quest to clean up North Wilkesboro,...

Duration:02:16:48

273 - Jimmie Johnson: I'm Not Done Yet

9/9/2019
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. sits down with seven-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson. The former teammates discuss Jimmie missing the playoffs for the first time ever, the fire that burns within, winning five-in-a-row, getting Dale Jr out of his comfort zone, biking in XXL spandex, the good bad and ugly of parenting and the time that Jimmie crashed off of a mountain. DJD hits Indianapolis head-on, discusses how Corey Lajoie made the best of a stinky seat and the odd connection between...

Duration:01:55:37

272 - Brad Keselowski: I Just Wanna Win

9/3/2019
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. returns from the driver's seat to sit down with his former driver, NASCAR Champion Brad Keselowski. The two discuss Brad K's biggest break, debate stage racing, talk about living on Dale's property and a unique take on what makes social media so intriguing. Dale opens up about his race weekend back behind the wheel at Darlington. Also, a story of boxing champions, bull riders and rock stars taking punches at Dale's basement boxing ring. The DJD judges the best and worst...

Duration:02:10:04

271 - Matt DiBenedetto: Racing For My Life

8/26/2019
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. returns to the studio in this packed episode and gets deep with NASCAR racer Matt DiBenedetto. They talk about why it's ok to call him Guido, his uphill fight in the Cup Series, the dumbest thing he's done in his career, Ryan Newman costing him his first win, losing his ride with Leavine Family Racing and what the future holds for this relentless athlete. Steve Letarte drops in to give a movie review after taking heat for never seeing Days of Thunder. The DJD dives into...

Duration:01:59:07

270 - William Byron: The Next Big Thing

8/19/2019
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. precedes the show with a personal message regarding last week’s plane crash. Then on this episode, Dale digs deep to get to know young racing phenom William Byron. The two discuss his meteoric rise, a face-palm moment with Kyle Busch, Chad Knaus’ personality, owning the SIM racer label, wake surfing and feeling out of place in Cup. DJD talks about DMBL Hoops, fantasy football, Dale’s new specs, a date night gone wrong and how hot dogs are best friends with mustard.

Duration:01:39:26

269 - Harry Gant: The Bandit

8/12/2019
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets to know the racer they called "The Bandit," Harry Gant. They discuss the legend's many nicknames, his long path to the NASCAR Cup ranks, racing with Ralph Earnhardt, blowing off Burt Reynolds and the first time he quit racing. The DJD gang has fun talking about the Racing Wives reality TV show, Dale's prized possessions and how Bobby Isaac heard voices telling him to get out of his car. .

Duration:02:17:08

268 - Dave Marcis: The Independent

8/5/2019
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Dale Jr. spends quality time with the last great independent, Dave Marcis, to tell the tale of doing it his own way. The NASCAR Legend talks about Goodyears & Wingtips, dumping Dale Earnhardt, working with Harry Hyde, his Pocono crash & towing his mobile home behind his racecar. DJD turns up the volume on the NBC broadcast, talks Chastain vs. Allgaier, discusses Dale Jr.'s Western Town and tells a story about Tim Richmond and Huey Lewis that didn't make the news.

Duration:01:55:33

267 - Chase Elliott: Dawsonville Boy

7/29/2019
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Two of NASCAR's All-time Most Popular Drivers, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Chase Elliott, sit down to talk about small-town life and racing. From flying planes, a busy "Awesome Bill", world travel with Blaney, dealing with Denny, and not worrying about rules, the Dawsonville, Georgia driver is candid about it all. The DJD gang talks about funny moments in racing, including not making it to the restroom in time, booth farts, and unique short cuts.

Duration:01:40:44

266 - Martha Earnhardt: Mammaw's Story

7/23/2019
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. spends precious time in conversation with his grandmother, the matriarch of the Earnhardt racing legacy, Martha "Mammaw" Earnhardt. They discuss meeting Ralph Earnhardt, fixing cars for bootleggers, wanting to touch Elvis, setting The Intimidator straight and the time Teresa Earnhardt got smacked. The DJD gang gets feisty in debating New Hampshire and the Harrison Burton, Paul Menard's altercation. Odd History uncovers weird times at Pocono, including the day someone...

Duration:01:48:03

265 - Dale Jarrett: Betting On Myself

7/15/2019
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets Dale Jarrett to open up about his unlikely journey from high school athlete to NASCAR Hall of Famer. Jarrett's years of grinding it out before he made it, the ups and downs along the way, horrific crashes, juggling opportunities, beating Davey Allison to the line and a memorable first battle with The Intimidator. The DJD gang goes off on Twitter whiners, Mike reveals a jaw dropping vacation moment, Dale Jr's French Toast trick and a double-dose of Odd History.

Duration:02:36:39