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Friday afternoon, Talladega presented Earnhardt with a priceless, one-of-a-kind gift: He settled into the seat, looked over the old analog pressure and temperature gauges and the vintage cue-ball shifter knob, and fired it up for a couple laps. He wheeled it around Talladega, one arm out the window, and the expression on his face via the in-car camera was pure bliss. But if you were looking on Sunday, there were signs.
While Earnhardt waited backstage to be called for driver introductions, the children of fellow drivers—Kevin Harvick, Kasey Kahne, Denny Hamlin, and Clint Bowyer, among others—danced and played. Joey Logano got around him before a single lap completed, and Junior was only able to lead seven laps all afternoon. But then something strange happened. Earnhardt began working his way up through the field, not unlike someone else did once upon a time. Two pit-road penalties had dropped him as low as 30th place, but here he was, slicing his way through the Harvicks and the Hamlins and the Keselowskis.
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That one last cheer never came. Earnhardt spent most of his time in the 10th to 15th position, too far back to make a good run at the front but close enough to the rear that he ran the risk of getting collected in the inevitable Big One.
And he very nearly did. Three times, cars wrecked around him, and three times, the neon-green 88 evaded the carnage. By the time of the final restart, only 14 cars of an original 40 in the field were still running.
A couple fans asked for selfies and autographs. One began rooting around in her purse for something to sign.
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Earnhardt repeatedly said he thought everything would work out for him to remain at DEI as the driver of the No. Earnhardt has 17 Cup victories in his career. He is currently 12th in the Nextel Cup points race.
This company has a great legacy and a bright future, built on loyalty, integrity and commitment. When he starts moving and shaking, things will really start happening for that company. He was a great race car driver but he was totally focused and devoted to the company," Earnhardt said of his father.
He was the only one that was able to make it a reality, you know? Chevy has won nine of 10 races this season and has what are generally considered three of the sport's top four teams: It's also possible that Earnhardt will field his own Nextel Cup team from JR Motorsports, where he runs a Busch Series program and several late model cars out of a brand new shop in Mooresville, N. But Elledge said driving for another team is the preferred option. Our first choice would be to drive for another competitive Cup team.
Richard Childress Racing, where the elder Earnhardt won six of his seven championships, always has been considered the most logical place for Junior to go. Childress and Dale Earnhardt were extremely close, and Junior has maintained a relationship with the car owner. RCR, which owns the No.
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It would team him with Kevin Harvickwho replaced the elder Earnhardt following his death, and has invited Junior to join the organization.