Dale Jr.: Shifting Gears
In a season of unprecedented change, Hammerhead Entertainment and ESPN let viewers into Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s world as he transitioned from the company his father created to his new NASCAR Sprint Cup ride at Hendrick Motorsports in the No. 88 AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet. The show takes you behind the scenes as Dale Jr. prepares for his announcements, meets with new partners and gives a personal view on how he adapts to his new surroundings. Join the most popular NASSCAR driver as he navigates the many changes that arise - from new teams to new deals, the makings of an innovative new adidas fire suit and the design process for his new cars. Everything that was in place is now Shifting Gears.
Follow Dale Jr. in the weeks leading up to the Daytona 500 and throughout the 2008 season on his quest to get back up in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Watch as he adjusts to his demanding new schedule and forms relationships with new teammates. Be there as Dale Jr. interviews his new boss, Rick Hendrick, for his XM radio show. Listen in as Dale Jr. talks with his family and friends about JR Motorsports, his relationship with Tony Eury Jr., competition in the Sprint Cup Series, and his successes on and off the race track. Shifting Gears also takes viewers into Victory Lane for his emotional first win with Hendrick Motorsports on Father's Day and his first victories as a car owner with JR Motorsports
Watch Shifting Gear to see beyond the rumors, hype and anticipation, and get a look at what it took for the biggest NASCAR star to move to the sport's acclaimed team.