Jarrett and team in the hunt
Dale Jarrett's not yet sure what he'll be celebrating come New Year's Eve. But it's a good bet that for the second straight year, he'll be welcoming the new year with open arms and big plans.
Even if Jarrett doesn't end up chasing the inaugural Nextel Cup championship come September, those who do qualify will at least know Jarrett's been in the hunt. If a similar format had existed a year ago, Jarrett would have been an afterthought -- as he was for most of that 2003 campaign.
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