Found January 20, 2013 on
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*Editor’s note: Over the next 12 days we will be previewing the 2013 season for the drivers who made the Chase last season.
By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
Coming off of arguably his most consistent year since 2004; Dale Earnhardt Jr. and crew chief Steve Letarte will look to take another step towards being champions in 2013. Earnhardt finally snapped a winless skid of four years in dominating fashion at Michigan last season. In all he led a total of 95 of the 200 laps that day in Michigan.
The driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet was especially strong during the regular season, as he reeled off 18 top-15 finishes in the first 20 races of the year. Earnhardt also had completed every lap that had been contested in the 2012 season through the first 20 races.
Concussions that Earnhardt sustained in a tire test in Kansas, and again in a crash at Talladega in October...
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As the off-season comes to a close, it’s that time to start thinking about what is to come for the 2013 season. The 2012 season will be hard to live up to, but I think 2013 will be just as wild and unpredictable.
Here is my wish list for this season and how I hope scenarios will play out.
1. David Stremme performs well with new team and crew chief Tony Eury Jr.