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Daytona 500 Qualifying: Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Drivers Who Must Start Up Front

Qualifying for the 2012 Daytona 500, scheduled for next weekend, will begin at 1:05 p.m. ET on Sunday afternoon from Daytona International Speedway.Dale Earnhardt Jr. is just one of several drivers entering NASCAR's most prestigious race lacking both confidence and results. The beloved fan favorite rode 12 top-10 finishes and four top-fives to finish seventh in the Sprint Cup standings last season, but still, the 2011 campaign was viewed as a failure.Despite racing for Hendrick Motorsports and boasting the same equipment as talented teammates and former Cup champions Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon, Earnhardt Jr. has yet to find his groove at any track since June 2008.Earnhardt Jr. has gone winless in 129 races and is no doubt suffering from...

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