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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wins Chex Most Popular Driver Award Then Shares News

For the seventh consecutive year Dale Earnhardt Jr. was voted the NMPA Chex Most Popular Driver award which is determined by the fans. Earnhardt Jr. flew out to Las Vegas this morning to receive the award and thank his loyal fans. "I take a lot of honor in it and a lot of pride. I know it's kind of a cliche, but I just wanted to be a race-car driver, wanted to be able to make a living showing up, driving cars every week and having the fan support like I have has been an incredible bonus for me," he said. "I can't thank them enough, so I guess I'll just keep showing up." Jr. Nation voted Earnhardt Jr. the most popular driver regardless of going winless in 2009 and finishing a disappointing 25th in points. However, they made sure to let every...

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