Earnhardt steering in the right direction
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. left Daytona frustrated and furious last July.
One of his favorite tracks, the place forever linked to his family name, had become a bore.
Junior disliked every aspect of the newfangled tandem racing at NASCAR’s superspeedways: the blind pushing, the feeling of not being in total control and the need for constant communication.
“It was a foolish freakin’ race,” he said after a 19th-place finish.
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