With his latest finish Earnhardt Jr is 724 points behind points leader Tony Stewart and 158 behind 10th place driver Jamie McMurray. Earnhardt is only 11 points ahead of 17th place driver Joe Nemecheck.
The next race is at Bristol Motorspeedway in Bristol TN. Earnhardt finished 4th there earlier this season. Of course that was early April when Earnhardt had a chance in the points race.