Earnhardt on whirlwind tour after Daytona win

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Feb 23, 2014; Daytona Beach, FL, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Dale Earnhardt Jr (88) celebrates winning the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

 


 


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been even busier in the wake of his second Daytona 500 victory.

Earnhardt has been traveling almost non-stop since he won NASCAR's premier race Sunday night. He made a couple of national TV appearances before arriving in Austin on Tuesday for a stop on behalf of Texas Motor Speedway.

NASCAR's most popular driver made the most of an opportunity to promote the sport in a city with the only Formula One course in the country.

He says he came to the track "to tell people to see us race because we put on a better show. NASCAR is where it's at."

Earnhardt's victory snapped a 55-race losing streak dating to 2012. He also won the Daytona 500 a decade ago.

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