One win and in the Chase, but is Junior -- or Junior Nation -- happy with 2008?

Dale Earnhardt Jr. won a race and made the Chase in his first season at Hendrick Motorsports. But is that enough to satisfy him or his legion of fans? No, but there are signs things may get better, writes Terry Blount.

Updated: November 2, 2008, 10:46 AM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

FORT WORTH, Texas -- A question for all you Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans out there: Is this good enough?

I'm betting that's a big, fat NO.

Earnhardt is three races away from completing his inaugural season at Hendrick Motorsports. He enters the Dickies 500 on Sunday at 10th in the standings with one victory.

Couldn't he have done that at Dale Earnhardt Inc.?

Maybe, maybe not, especially with the way things are going at DEI these days. But that's ...

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