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FYI WIRZ: NASCAR’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. Takes Big Win into Right Turns at Sonoma

Junior Nation fans are likely to be still singing winning praises or at least humming occasionally after of the long drought of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s visit to victory lane ended in Michigan last week.Now Earnhardt must take that huge wave of elation to the twisting left and right turns of the Sonoma road course at Infineon Raceway. Bulky NASCAR Sprint Cup stock cars aren’t really suited to sports car tracks, but the challenge and the thrill creates drama for Infineon Raceway and Watkins Glen International races during the long NSCS season. Five-time champion Jimmie Johnson defined the difficulty in adjusting to right turns. “I look at road course racing in general, the car is never perfect,” Johnson said. “It's ...

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