At the time of Dale Sr's death, Kevin Harvick was driving for Richard Childress in the Busch Series. After Dale Sr. died, Childress named Harvick as his replacement in the #29 GM Goodwrench car.
Nobody. When Dale Sr. died in 2001, he was driving for Richard Childress Racing and was still very competitive.
Dale Earnhardt Sr. drove for Richard Childress from 1984 through the 2001 Daytona 500. They won 67 races and 6 championships together.
GM Goodwrench was Dale Earnhardt Sr's main sponsor when he drove for Richard Childress Racing. Dale Sr. also had Wrangler Jeans as a sponsor with Rod Osterlund and early on with Richard Childress. He had several other sponsors early in his career.
In the back area of the Richard Childress racing museum in Welcome, NC
No, he did not. Prior to Richard Childress Racing, Dale Sr. drove for Rod Osterlund and Bud Moore.
I know Richard Childress drove the number 3 before Dale did.
No, they were not. Jeff Gordon has driven for Hendrick Motorsports his whole career. Dale Earnhardt Sr. drove for Richard Childress Racing during that span.
At the time of Dale Sr's death, Richard Childress was his car owner.
The cast of Dale - 2007 includes: Marshall Brooks as himself Richard Childress as himself Teresa Earnhardt as herself Kelley Earnhardt as herself Kerry Earnhardt as himself Dale Earnhardt as himself Brian France as himself Mike Helton as himself Paul Newman as Narrator Taylor Nicole Earnhardt as herself Doug Richert as himself
1980 - Rod Osterlund1986 - Richard Childress1987 - Richard Childress1990 - Richard Childress1991 - Richard Childress1993 - Richard Childress1994 - Richard Childress
Dale Sr. did not drive a Dodge in the 2001 Daytona 500. He drove a Chevrolet Monte Carlo, owned by Richard Childress Racing.
Yes, he did. Dale Sr. crashed in both Bristol races during the 1981 Cup Series season. In the first race he was driving the #2 Wrangler Pontiac for Rod Osterlund. In the second, he drove the #3 Wrangler Pontiac for Richard Childress.
Dale Earnhardt Sr. started driving the Wrangler #3 race car when he joined Richard Childress Racing during the 1981 season. Dale drove the Wrangler #3 for the final 11 races in 1981, and also from 1984 to 1987. In 1982 and 1983 he drove the Wrangler #15 race car.
When Dale Jr. won his last Cup Series race on June 15, 2008, he was driving the #88 AMP Energy/National Guard Chevy for Hendrick Motorsports. In his last Nationwide Series win on July 2, 2010, he drove the #3 Wrangler Chevy for Richard Childress Racing.
Dale Sr. won his first Winston Cup championship in 1980 with owner Rod Osterlund. His next six championships were with Richard Childress Racing.
It was destroyed. STP43FAN yes it was destroyed, but Richard Childress kept the drivers side sheet metal off the car. He also kept Dale's steering wheel and gear shifter, it's stored in his private collection which is not viewable to the public.
Yes, he did. Dale Jr. won two Busch Series races driving the blue Oreo Monte Carlo. It is now known as the Nationwide Series.February 16, 2002 - Daytona (Richard Childress Racing)February 14, 2004 - Daytona (Dale Earnhardt Inc.)
Kevin Harvick, racing in the #29 Pennzoil car for Richard Childress Racing won the 2007 Daytona 500 in a down to the wire finish against Mark Martin. This was the first Daytona 500 win for Harvick and the first for Richard Childress Racing since the 1998 victory of Dale Earnhardt Sr. in the 500.
Dale Earnhardt was famous because he tied Richard Petty's record of 7 Winston Cup championships, had a win at all costs driving style, and won 76 Winston Cup races.
Following Dale Sr's death in 2001, Richard Childress placed Kevin Harvick in the GM Goodwrench Chevy, using the #29. But as of today, GM Goodwrench is no longer a sponsor and the #3 is not being used in the Cup Series.
No, they were not related.
Dale Earnhardt's first NASCAR race was in the 1975 World 600 at Charlotte (finished 22nd, one spot ahead of his future car owner, Richard Childress). His first full season was in 1979.