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Is Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Glass Half Full or Half Empty as 2013 Season Nears End?

Mathematically, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is still in contention for his first Sprint Cup championship.

Realistically, Earnhardt has been out of contention for the last two weeks and will likely be officially eliminated if not this Sunday in Texas, then next week at Phoenix in the second-to-last race of the season.

Earnhardt comes into Sunday's race at Texas Motor Speedway 56 points behind the series' co-leaders, Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth. While Earnhardt's legendary legion of fans are likely still hoping and praying for a miracle that their driver can rally back for the title, there's an easy way to temper that ill-conceived optimism. When Earnhardt's Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon stormed to the win this past Sunda...

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