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|Dale Earnhardt Jr. already has one restrictor plate race|
win this season, having won at Talladega in May. (Getty)
Daytona is an opportunity for any team, but also a scary proposition for the bubble drivers. It's anybody's race, and it's possible that a less successful driver could steal this race and earn a Chase spot, only making the bubble more likely to burst.
Here are three drivers to watch at Daytona:
Green Flag: Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Junior is a rare breed in that he seems to have an affinity for the unpredictable restrictor plate races (most drivers don't like them). He has had more success at Talladega, where he picked up his sixth win earlier this year, but still has a solid track record at Daytona. In fact, his 13.1 career average finish at that track tops the list of active drivers.