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