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Is Dale Earnhardt Jr. an Underachiever or a Victim of Unfair Expectations?

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has already proven that he can win. He's proven that he can be a NASCAR champion. But why hasn't he done either where it matters most?As it stands, Junior is one of the most talented drivers of our time. Sure, he isn't a Kyle Busch or a Jimmie Johnson, but with 19 wins in the Sprint Cup Series, a best points finish of third in 2003, 23 Nationwide Series wins and two Nationwide championships (1998, 1999), he's definitely familiar with success.Yet he has not finished any better than seventh in points (2011) in the past six years. In 2007, his last year with Dale Earnhardt Inc., he finished a disgraceful 16th in points. Everything looked like it was going to go well in 2008 when he joined Hendrick Motorsports. He won the Bud...

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