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How will Earnhardt stack up in 2008? Stay tuned

It's obvious Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be driving under a magnifying glass in 2008. After all, everyone wants to know how Junior will compare to Kyle Busch, Kasey Kahne, DEI and his famous Hendrick teammates, writes Terry Blount.

Updated: February 12, 2008, 12:20 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. has spent his entire career enduring endless comparisons to his legendary father.

The impossibility of living up to those expectations should make the numerous 2008 comparisons easy to bear, and plenty of comparisons are coming:

Earnhardt vs. Kyle Busch, Earnhardt vs. Dale Earnhardt Inc., Earnhardt vs. Kasey Kahne in the Budweiser car, and Earnhardt vs. his Hendrick Motorsports teammates.

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