BROOKLYN, Mich. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. snapped a long losing streak when he won at Michigan International Speedway two years ago.
How much have times changed? A victory this week would give NASCAR's most popular driver a winning streak.
Earnhardt has already reached Victory Lane twice this year, including last weekend at Pocono.
Now third in the Sprint Cup standings, Earnhardt has three second-place finishes in 2014 to go with his two wins — and the question is no longer whether he can win, but how often.
"Definitely that's new," Earnhardt said. "That's the new conversation topic for us, but I just want to win the next one. We have so much fun winning and going to Victory Lane and last week was so much fun (with) the feeling that you have inside and that you have for several hours after that. It's like the best feeling ever. And I want to do it again. I want to do it now, this weekend."