Is Earnhardt ringing the bell?
So Dale Earnhardt Jr is finally winning races in the Sprint Cup again, and with a strong run of results is a serious title contender. Diego Mejia talks to the people behind the Hendrick star's turnaround to find how he's got back on top
So finally, after more than four years, NASCAR's most popular driver has won a points-paying event in Cup, a victory that was celebrated not only by his legion of fans but also by the sport as a whole. When Dale Jr wins, NASCAR wins. It's that simple.
"Seeing him run up front every week, seeing him win a race, seeing him running for the championship, that's going to just build the sport, the TV ratings, fans in the seats," said Earnhardt's team boss Rick Hendrick following his outfit's 203rd Cup victory, courtesy of Dale Jr.
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