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Dale Sr. was and always wanted to be a race car driver. At the time of his death he was still very competitive. If Dale Sr. eventually reached retirement, he probably would have spent most of his time with his racing team (DEI) and paving the way for his son, Dale Jr. to try to follow in his footsteps. Things would have been a little different for Dale Jr. if his father was still here.

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Dale Sr. made his living as a Nascar driver.

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