Happy days are here again for 'Junior Nation'
June 18, 2012Eastern Indiana Sports
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s devoted fan club, "Junior Nation," has been waiting a long time for this one. Their star is finally back in victory lane.
Earnhardt Jr. put an end to his lengthy winless drought in the Sprint Cup Series on Sunday at Michigan International Speedway. It had been 143 races, or 1,462 days, since his most recent trip to victory lane in NASCAR's premier circuit. His last win ironically came at this two-mile racetrack on June 15, 2008, his first season with Hendrick Motorsports.
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