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JUST MY TYPE
DAN PATRICK
July 02, 2012
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July 02, 2012

Just My Type

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BACK ON TRACK

DALE EARNHARDT JR.

The driver of the number 88 car ended a 143-race winless streak at the Quicken Loans 400 in Michigan on June 17 and ranks third in the Sprint Cup points standings.

DAN PATRICK: Do you expect to win the Sprint Cup title this year?

DALE EARNHARDT JR.: I think we can be part of the story line. You've got to look at the defending champion, Tony Stewart, and Jimmie Johnson, with all his trophies. But I think we can be part of the mix. Last year we finished well, but we weren't in the battle for the title.

DP: After winning at Michigan, did you forget how to celebrate?

DE: Why?

DP: It'd been a while.

DE: [Laughs.] I thought you saw my celebration and didn't like it.

DP: No, not at all. Explain what you do to celebrate.

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