Why did Dale Earnhardt Jr leave Budweiser?

The Hendrick team announced Friday that Budweiser would not continue as the sponsor of Earnhardt’s car next season because of Hendrick’s “long-term contractual commitments to existing sponsors.”

Did Budweiser sponsor Dale Earnhardt?

Bud has sponsored Earnhardt since he entered Cup in 2000. “We have agreements in place with sponsors for the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, which prevent us from having a relationship with Budweiser,” said team owner Rick Hendrick. “Honoring our commitments is important to us.

When did Dale Jr Drive for Budweiser?

As the son of the late Dale Earnhardt, Junior blasted onto the NASCAR Cup scene in 1999 for a cup of coffee before taking the reigns of the now-legendary No. 8 Budweiser car full-time in 2000.

Who is the greatest Nascar driver of all time?

Greatest NASCAR Drivers of All Time

  • Greg Biffle.
  • Kasey Kahne. …
  • Ernie Irvan. …
  • Neil Bonnett. …
  • Geoff Bodine. …
  • Harry Gant. NASCAR driver Harry Gant in 1986. …
  • Donnie Allison. Donnie Allison at Daytona Speedway in 1977. …
  • A.J. Foyt. A.J. Foyt gets a big kiss from a race stopper after winning the 1972 Daytona 500. …

Where is Dale Earnhardt buried at?

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