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FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 08: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 DuPont Chevrolet, leads Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, and Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 8, 2009 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images for NASCAR)
For sale by owner: Major sponsorship for NASCAR's most popular driver. Act fast, time is running out. Dale Earnhardt Jr. is not only looking for his first win of the season, he's still hunting for a big-bucks sponsor for 12 Sprint Cup races this season. Earnhardt said he's not worried, a sign that perhaps Hendrick Motorsports has a deal on the horizon. ''It is important to try to fill out what we have this season and we will,'' Earnhardt said Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. ''I don't have any doubt at all that we will get that done. I think we almost have to look forward beyond that to try to find out who is going to be the partner that we can put a long term deal together that matches up with what we want to do in the future.'' That's part of the problem. Hendrick and Earnhardt would love to find a primary sponsor that would fund what's left on this season's slate as well as 2014, and possibly beyond. With 16 races left, putting together a multi-year deal with a committ...
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