Dale Earnhardt Jr. is now officially a NASCAR championship contender

LONG POND, PA - JUNE 08:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, poses in Victory Lane with the winner's trophy after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 8, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

LONG POND, PA – JUNE 08: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, poses in Victory Lane with the winner’s trophy after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 8, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

He’s been there before. Five times in fact. Five times NASCAR’s most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., has been part of the season ending playoffs to decide a champion otherwise known as the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

The best he’s ever finished in the season point standings was fifth, three times.

The last time he finished fifth came in 2013. However, that season he went winless.

This year is different. MORE>>>

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