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Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Does NASCAR Need Him to Win for the Circuit to Prosper?

As the Sprint Cup Series prepares for this weekends 500-mile race at Pocono, its biggest star, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is in the midst of a career worst 106 race winless streak. This season has been the best for Little E. in quite some time. He has already bettered his top-5 and top-10 outputs from two seasons ago, and is just one top-10 shy of matching his total from last year. He was one quarter of a lap away from snapping his winless streak two weeks ago in Charlotte, and had to settle for a runner up finish a week ago, when again fuel mileage proved to be the deciding factor in the race, as Brad Keselowski was able to stretch his fuel further than everyone else. In 2009 and 2010, Earnhardt Jr. was running so poorly that the question became, ...

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