Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s ‘My Greatest 8’ — Wins Daytona 500 for second time

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Hard as it may seem to believe, there is just one race left in Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s NASCAR Cup career.

NASCAR America began a series last week that chronicles eight of Junior’s favorite memories of his career called “My Greatest 8.”

Today marks the seventh episode of the series, which concludes Thursday.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. did one thing his father never was able to: win two Daytona 500s.

It took 20 tries, but Dale Earnhardt Sr. won just one Daytona 500 in his career, in 1998.

Junior won his first edition of the Great American Race in 2004, which we featured in Tuesday’s edition of NASCAR America (see link below).

On Wednesday’s NASCAR America, we featured Junior’s second triumph in the Daytona 500 in 2014.

We’ll have the final edition of the series Thursday. But for now, check out the video above of Junior’s second Daytona 500 win.

Here’s the first six segments of “My Greatest 8” that have aired in chronological order:

Monday, Nov. 6: First Xfinity championship in 1998 driving for Dale Earnhardt Inc.

Tuesday, Nov. 7: Wins second consecutive Xfinity championship in 1999.

Wednesday, Nov. 8: First career Cup win at Texas in 2000.

Thursday, Nov. 9: Wins 2000 All-Star race

Monday, Nov. 13: Wins 2001 Pepsi 400 at Daytona

Tuesday, Nov. 14: Wins 2004 Daytona 500