Dale Earnhardt Jr. needed a strong run Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. Coming off a second place finish at Talladega the week prior, NASCAR’s most popular driver hoped the momentum would help as the series left NASCAR’s biggest track and headed to the smallest.
It turned out to be a mixed day.
After starting 12th, Earnhardt seemed stall unable to move forward. He was finally able to work his way forward and by lap 85 was inside the top 10. Shortly after that he was up into the top five and was second after a caution flag on lap 180. MORE>>>
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