Six questions with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been seeking something in NASCAR that has eluded him since 2008; a win in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. It’s something that hasn’t happened since June of 2008 at Michigan. Four races into the 2012 season however, Earnhardt is showing a bit more confidence and seems to be close to visiting victory lane.

Even without a win, Earnhardt remains the most popular driver in NASCAR. Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway, Earnhardt met with the media and talked about his season, the new technology in the sport and his niece among other subjects. MORE>>>

:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard/Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 16, 2012 in Bristol, Tennessee.  (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR)
: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard/Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 16, 2012 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR)
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Greg is a published award winning sportswriter who spent 23 years combined active and active reserve military service, much of that in and around the Special Operations community. Greg is the author of "The Nuts and Bolts of NASCAR: The Definitive Viewers' Guide to Big-Time Stock Car Auto Racing" and has been published in major publications across the country including the Los Angeles Times, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was also a contributor to Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul, published in 2010, and the Christmas edition in 2016. He wrote as the NASCAR, Formula 1, Auto Reviews and National Veterans Affairs Examiner for Examiner.com and has appeared on Fox News. He holds a BS degree in communications, a Masters degree in psychology and is currently a PhD candidate majoring in psychology. He is currently the weekend Motorsports Editor for Autoweek.