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Dale Earnhardt Jr. is currently in 12th place in the Sprint Cup Chase standngs, and if he does not find a way into the top 8 at the Talladega Superspeedway this weekend, he will be eliminated from contention, so the pressure is on him and his team to get a strong result.

By Extra Mustard
October 17, 2014

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is currently in 12th place in the Sprint Cup Chase standings, and if he does not find a way into the top 8 at the Talladega Superspeedway this weekend, he will be eliminated from contention, so the pressure is on him and his team to get a strong result.

According to ESPN, this pressure and the lack of success so far in the Chase have resulted in "frustrations boiling over," but Earnhardt himself has a different view of things and he is concerned ESPN may have wrecked his Friday.

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Earnhardt is currently 26 points behind Kasey Kahne for the final spot in the Chase's Eliminator Round and just 57 points behind Chase leader Joey Logano.

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