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Earnhardt Jr. - I知 Just A Human Being

3/26/10 in NASCAR   |   CRAZY_LADY   |   355 respect

Mike Hembree  |  Posted March 26, 2010   Martinsville, VA
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is having a better season in 2010, already in eighth place in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points standings. (Photo: Getty Image)
 
 
 
There was a time when Dale Earnhardt Jr. was bored with sitting in front of the media and dealing with their pesky, often repetitive questions. As a top point performer, he was required to appear for a media availability at each race, and he remembers complaining to his public relations director about it.

No more.

Earnhardt Jr. has returned to the Sprint Cup top 12 – he’s eighth heading into Sunday’s Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway, and Friday he was more than happy to appear before the assembled media to respond to questions.

“I’m glad to be in the top 12,” said Earnhardt Jr., smiling. “I’ll come in here every damn week if I have to. After this spell I’ve been in, I’ll put up with it.”

Earnhardt Jr. is eighth in Sprint Cup points. He’s running better, although not as well as he – and his massive fan base – expects
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