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Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Team: Hendrick Motorsports
'08 Final Standing:
Season in a box: Put the combination of NASCAR's most popular driver with one its winningest teams in the past decade and the expectations are bound to be high, and for Dale Earnhardt Jr., those expectations likely exceeded any type of success outside of winning every race and the championship in 2008.