Facts about Dales life Born in Kannapolis, NC On April 29 Ralph Lee Earnhardt was his dad Started racing when he was a late teen He would weld tires on his dad’s car when he was a teen If he was not welding he would be racing
Achievements In 1979 he was the NASCAR Rookie of the Year With in 15 years he won 7 championships In his career he won 76 NASCAR races Out of many drivers he was one of the best NASCAR driver He was often times called the Intimidator because he intimidated most of his opponents He won 9 races at Bristol Motor Speedway He was so good they made a rollercoaster for him Dale wining the Daytona 500
Dale’s Death Not only did his fans think he was going to break a world record of 8 championships in a row But was tragically killed in the 4 th turn at Daytona 500 in 2001 Dale was survived by his wife Teresa, his mother Martha and his four children Kerry, Kelly, Dale Jr. and Taylor Almost everyone in America mourned the passing of Dale Earnhardt. Dale wrecking
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