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Dale Jr. OK with Regan Smith subbing for Tony Stewart

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10:10 AM ET 08.10 | Dale Earnhardt Jr. wouldn't mind seeing Regan Smith be the next substitute driver for Tony Stewart's No. 14 Chevrolet while the three-time Sprint Cup champion recuperates from a broken leg. "I'd be the first to put Regan's name in the hat for that kind of opportunity," Earnhardt said on Friday at the Glen. "I understand that we are racing for a championship and I think that could actually help Regan understand. It would be a challenge, but I think it could help him in some ways and be an advantage to him maybe to have that extra track time and just be able to have some other ideas in his head about what can improve his car."

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Dale Earnhardt Jr., Regan Smith, John Harrelson/Getty Images Dale Earnhardt Jr., Regan Smith, John Harrelson/Getty Images
August 10, 2013  11:37 AM ET

Slim pickins in NW series with drivers who have cup series experience.. logical choice

August 10, 2013  11:39 AM ET

DAMN.. 3 threads in a week??

August 10, 2013  01:08 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

DAMN.. 3 threads in a week??

Shouldn't have said nothin' -- we'll get cut off again dammit!

August 10, 2013  01:36 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Shouldn't have said nothin' -- we'll get cut off again dammit!

I always like the ones we start better anyway.. the previous thread with Tony we had already started the dicussion

August 10, 2013  01:37 PM ET
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dicussion

discussion

August 10, 2013  01:48 PM ET
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I always like the ones we start better anyway.. the previous thread with Tony we had already started the dicussion

Yup....because we all rock !!

August 10, 2013  01:49 PM ET

Hope it happens for Smith......he is showing great potential........and is a perfect choice.......even if more were available for this.

August 10, 2013  01:49 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

DAMN.. 3 threads in a week??

shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!

August 10, 2013  03:58 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Yup....because we all rock !!

Most of us anyway

 
August 14, 2013  12:24 AM ET

Guess this isn't going to work out after all for Smith and Tony's #14.

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