The Category 1 hurricane continues to wreak havoc up the Atlantic coast.
Jeff Gordon will take the wheel of the No. 88 car while Earnhardt continues to recover from a concussion.
Deaths reportedly were found to be a murder-suicide.
The 41-year-old addressed the media at Darlington Raceway, where Jeff Gordon once again drove the No. 88 car.
Drivers Jeff Gordon and Alex Bowman will drive the No. 88 car in Earnhardt's place.
Clauson had previously raced in the Indianapolis 500 and as a NASCAR development driver.
Derrike Cope is fine and, amazingly, his car's damage is mostly cosmetic.
She's okay, and no ransom was paid to her captors.
The 41-year-old driver revealed on Saturday that he is still experiencing symptoms related to head injuries sustained in two crashes this season.
She's reportedly being held for $36.5 million, the biggest ransom in Brazilian history.