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Notebook: Earnhardt has good shot of securing Chase berth

There are 4 comments on the 4029TV.com story from Sep 5, 2013, titled Notebook: Earnhardt has good shot of securing Chase berth. In it, 4029TV.com reports that:

Only seven drivers -- Jimmie Johnson, Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick, Carl Edwards, Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth and Kasey Kahne -- can rest a little easier heading into Saturday's night Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway, when the field is reset for the Chase for the Cup.

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#1 Sep 5, 2013
Too bad he'll never be a champion.
WHOYAKIDDING

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#2 Sep 6, 2013
There's quite a few that are considered legends in racing that haven't won as many races or won any championships as Jr. I think he'll survive if he never wins a championship as long as he continues to make 35 or 40 million a year and is the number one fan favorite.

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#3 Sep 6, 2013
Very true. Mark Martin is a perfect example. Never a champion, but a legend. Jr will get into the hall of fame not because of talent, but because of his record most popular driver awards.

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#4 Sep 7, 2013
WHOYAKIDDING wrote:
There's quite a few that are considered legends in racing that haven't won as many races or won any championships as Jr. I think he'll survive if he never wins a championship as long as he continues to make 35 or 40 million a year and is the number one fan favorite.
There's not one driver past or present that has won as many or less than Joonyer that is considered a legend....even Joonyer isn't considered a legend, why would he acclaim such? Most popular driver a fan vote? Racing is about winning and being the champ not selling t-shirts.

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