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NATIONAL GUARD YOUTH CHALLENGE: Dale Earnhardt Jr. will attend the National Guard’s Youth ChalleNGe dinner Tuesday in Washington, D.C. The event pays tribute to the National Guard for its efforts to curb the nation’s dropout rate through an evidence-based program that gives individuals who have dropped out of school a second chance at earning a high school diploma or GED. POINTS AFTER DAYTONA: After finishing second in the 2013 Daytona 500, Earnhardt currently ranks second in the championship standings. The driver of the No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet SS trails leader and teammate Jimmie Johnson by five points. AT PHOENIX: In 21 NASCAR Sprint Cup starts at Phoenix International Raceway, Earnhardt has earned two wins, four top-five finishes and eight top-10s. He also has led 460 laps at the one-mile track. He scored his two wins there back-to-back, going to Victory Lane in November 2003 and November 2004 when Phoenix hosted one Cup event a season. PHOENIX STATS: Among all-time drive...
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