Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Earnhardt's Road Manager Resigns After Cheating Allegation

Hoag departs JRM
Mike Hoag has resigned his position as road manager for Dale Earnhardt Jr., after accusing Brad Keselowski’s Miller Lite Ford team of cheating in Sunday afternoon’s race at Chicagoland Speedway.

Late in Sunday’s race, Hoag tweeted “Anyone else see how much Keselowski's right side skirt was flared out? They cheated it up a bit on that stop. Caught ya.”

Keselowski responded in kind later that evening, tweeting, “Ever heard of glass houses?”

Hoag announced his departure from the team yesterday, tweeting, “It's with a heavy heart, but I will no longer be with Dale Jr or JRM. It's been a fun ride, enjoyed every moment, on to something new. This was my decision, no one else's.”

NASCAR found no issues with Keselowski’s winning Ford in post-race inspection. JR Motorsports has not commented on Hoag’s departure.


  1. Wayne3:33 PM

    I saw that a lot early on this year. Most times it was with the Hendrick cars.

  2. Sure you did Wayne!! You can see so much from your couch!! lol!

  3. Anonymous3:25 PM

    He did the right thing by resigning. A case where he said the wrong thing but did the right thing.

  4. Meeklo Braca3:30 PM

    So there must be more to the story than this. He claims he resigned for his own reasons. What were those reasons? Who put pressure on him to quit and/or who fired him and what reasons? A tweet like that isnt enough.

  5. Ya'll look too much into things. It was his decision. Let it go