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Earnhardt Wins Record 12th Most Popular Award

Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks at a news conference after he performed a burnout in front of the Chicago Theatre in Chicago, Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. A triple header chase weekend starts at the Chicagoland Speedway on Sept. 13. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen)
Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks at a news conference after he performed a burnout in front of the Chicago Theatre in Chicago, Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. A triple header chase weekend starts at the Chicagoland Speedway on Sept. 13. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen)

LAS VEGAS— Dale Earnhardt Jr. extended his run as NASCAR’s most popular driver with his 12th consecutive win. Earnhardt was presented with the NASCAR Sprint...

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  • Matt Crafton discusses his chances of winning back to back NASCAR Camping World Truck series championships during a press conference in Homestead, Fla, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

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  • Driver Jeff Gordon sits in his car as he prepares to drive during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.   (AP Photo/Larry Papke)

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  • Williams driver Valtteri Bottas, of Finland, drives through the course during qualifying for the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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    NASCAR 2014: Ryan Newman 2nd-Fastest in Final Practice at Texas

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  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel, of Germany, drives through a turn during the second practice session for the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Formula One 2014: Rosberg Edges Hamilton for Pole at US Grand Prix

    AUSTIN, Texas—Nico Rosberg earned a chance to tighten the Formula One championship race with Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton by winning pole position Saturday for the U.S. Grand Prix. Rosberg edged Hamilton by .376 seconds at the Circuit... Read more

  • Kyle Busch celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Trucks series auto arce at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Bob Booth)

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  • Brad Keselowski celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

    Keselowski Keeps Title Hopes Alive at Talladega

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  • A ball of fire shoots from the back of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s (88) car as his crew pushes him off pit road during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Bank of America 500 auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Keane)

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