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Dale Earnhardt Jr and Junior Nation Excited About 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been absent from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase for two years. NASCAR and JR Nation are breathing a sigh of relief with Dale Jr clinching a 2011 Chase spot with his 16th place finish at Richmond. Since Junior arrived at Hendrick Motorsports, there hasn't been much to cheer about. With only one win in this, his fourth full season with HMS, disappointment has been abundant. After having subpar success with Tony Eury Jr. or Lance McGrew as his crew chiefs, Rick Hendrick made a major change when heswitched the No. 88 National Guard/AMP team with the No. 24 Race for Hunger/Dupont team. With Steve Letarte as his crew chief the No. 88 team got off to a fast start. The second half of the 2011 s...

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