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Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Earnhardt hopes new Chevrolet gets him a Daytona victory

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Amelia is in the graveyard located in the woods of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s property in North Carolina, where he collects ruined race cars.

The beloved Chevrolet failed Earnhardt in the Daytona 500 and again at Talladega. He thought he'd drive Amelia to another victory in both races — after all, she'd won four times in six restrictor-plate starts over a 13-month period — but he crashed in both superspeedway races this season.

After the Talladega wreck, he retired Amelia and added her to his eclectic graveyard.

Standings: NASCAR Sprint Cup

RankDriverPointsPV Rank
1Kevin Harvick5621
2Kurt Busch5272
3Carl Edwards5104
4Brad Keselowski5063
5Joey Logano4935
6Chase Elliott4736
7Jimmie Johnson4697
8Martin Truex Jr.4698
9Kyle Busch4529
10Matt Kenseth43010
11Denny Hamlin42113
12Dale Earnhardt Jr.41311