Earnhardt, Eury hope to go out with a bang at Talladega

Tony Eury Jr. leaves DEI for Hendrick Motorsports on Monday. That gives Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his longtime crew chief one final shot to tame Talladega, writes David Newton.

Updated: October 6, 2007, 7:26 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Tony Eury Jr. slipped out the side door of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s red No. 8 hauler early Saturday morning to sip on a cool Gatorade away from the ebb and flow of the rest of the garage.

He has been keeping a low profile all weekend, as has his driver.

He hopes that is not the case Sunday.

That this is the last time Earnhardt will run a restrictor plate race for Dale Earnhardt Inc. and the last time he'll race for his ...

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