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Earnhardt calls Harvick's comments 'hurtful'

Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Thursday he's proud of his accomplishments after Kevin Harvick suggested NASCAR's growth has been hindered because Earnhardt hasn't won enough.

"I put a lot into this sport, and I know that I might not have met everyone's expectations, but I certainly exceeded my own," Earnhardt said while appearing at Chevrolet's event introducing the Camaro ZL1, a new race car for next year's NASCAR Cup Series.

"I'm super proud of what I've been able to accomplish, and I hope that I brought something to the table and left a good impact," Earnhardt added.

Harvick said on SiriusXM this week that he felt the sport's growth "has not...

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