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FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Star Dale Earnhardt Jr. Rides Point Lead over Fast Dozen

Dale Earnhardt Jr. took over the NASCAR Sprint Cup point lead after Indianapolis largely due to 15 top-10 finishes with a single win. Only Jimmie Johnson, with three wins, has matched his top 10 results. He is still 27 points behind Earnhardt with six races remaining before the Chase playoffs. When Clint Bowyer got his win at race No.16 in Michigan, 12 different drivers had wins in NSCS. After 20 races, only 12 different drivers have wins. If the same 12 drivers rack up wins before Richmond, the contender roster won’t change much. If, however, other drivers without wins take a few checkered flags prior to the RIR race, the competition will be very tight and make points highly prized. Jeff Gordon has steadily moved up spots since match...

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