Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s recent run atop the Gluckometer may come to an end this weekend at Dover.
With Kyle Busch having stayed out of controversy for most of the season, his noise level hasn't quite been enough to challenge Earnhardt Jr. for the top spot. But after the post-race incident with Kevin Harvick at Darlington, Busch may hear the most noise at Dover.
At Darlington, though, it was all Earnhardt Jr.
Here are the Gluckometer ratings (measured with a handheld decibel meter) from pre-race driver introductions at the track "Too Tough To Tame."
|Driver||dB||Type of Noise||Explanation|
|1||Dale Earnhardt Jr.||86.1||Cheers||You know how Darlington fans feel|
|2||Kyle Busch||85.5||Boos||Poor Momma Busch had to hear all that|
|3||Jeff Gordon||84.8||Mostly cheers||Some fans still lack love for Gordon|
|T5||Mark Martin||84.2||Cheers||Won at Darlington two years ago|
|T5||Tony Stewart||84.2||Cheers||Tied with veteran Martin|
|7||Jimmie Johnson||84.1||Mostly boos||Some cheers, but lots of anti-JJ fans|
|T8||Juan Pablo Montoya||83.1||Boos||Fans unimpressed with Newman incident|
|T8||Denny Hamlin||83.1||Mostly cheers||Defending Darlington winner|
|10||Kevin Harvick||82.7||Mix||Dover reception will be louder|