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Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes sixth career victory at Talladega
Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes sixth career victory at Talladega

Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruised to his first win of the season at an old familiar place that has always been good to his family. Earnhardt won Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway in front of an adoring crowd that gave him a rousing ovation as he pumped his fist outside the car window during a slow victory lap. NASCAR's most popular driver picked up the checkered flag and waived as he savored his trip around the track and into victory lane. It is Earnhardt's sixth victory at Talladega — but first since 2004 — and he choked back tears after he climbed from his No. 88 Chevrolet. “It's just real emotional. I haven't won here in a long time. It was my...

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