Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 10/3/14

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 06: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 6, 2009 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR)
This weekend the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) drivers are headed back to Michigan International Speedway (MIS) for another run at NASCAR’s fastest track. The drivers last raced at Michigan in June, when Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his first race since 2008. It was his first win in 148 races. The last few weeks have been all but great for Jr., though, and frankly quite frustrating. At both Pocono and Watkin’s Glen he finished outside of the lead lap. (...)
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