This would be the last burnout Junior ever enjoyed with DEI after his only victory of the 2006 season at Richmond. It also was his only DEI win with his cousin, Tony Eury Jr., serving as his crew chief.
Time to move on
For the first time in his Cup career, Earnahrdt Jr. went winless in the 2007 season -- which would be his last with DEI. He began driving for Hendrick Motorsports the following season.