NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. Struggling News & Features Scott Graf · NPR · May 20, 2009 Listen Story audio 4min 3sec Dale Earnhardt Jr. is one of NASCAR's best known and most-liked drivers. But he's having a terrible year. Some in the sport have begun to question his talent. Scott Graf reports for member station WFAE in Charlotte, N.C. Copyright 2014 NPR.