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NASCAR at Martinsville: Winners and Losers from the Goody’s 500

He finally did it. Dale Earnhardt Jr. won at Martinsville on Sunday. “We’ve been trying to win here for so many years,” Earnhardt Jr. told a national television audience. “And this place is so special to me. I’ve wanted to win here so bad.” It came too late for his championship this season, but it was just as satisfying. Junior had to keep his teammate, four-time champion and eight-time Martinsville winner Jeff Gordon behind him to capture the checkers. It was an emotional win for the 40-year-old Earnhardt Jr. "I ain’t worried about points no more. I’m trying to get trophies. I’ve wanted that grandfather clock ever since I was a little boy, and I got is today." It was a tough afternoon f...

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