Dale Earnhardt Sr. died on February 18, 2001, on the final lap of the Daytona 500.
Dale Sr. was killed in turn 4 on the last lap of the 2001 Daytona 500.
Dale Sr. won his only Daytona 500 on Sunday, February 15, 1998.
Dale Earnhardt Sr's first Daytona 500 was in 1979 where he finished 8th.
He was killed in a crash at Daytona, in 2001 of a broken neck when his retaining strap broke.
Dale Earnhardt Sr. never drove an Impala. Chevrolet switched from the Monte Carlo to the Impala after Dale Earnhardt Sr. was killed.
This year the Daytona 500 is run in the month of February. Most of the drivers that qualified were ready to go by the time the green flag dropped. The winner of the race this year was Sterling Marlin.
This year the Daytona 500 is run in the month of Febuary. Most of the drivers that qualified were ready to go by the time the green flag dropped. The winner of the race this year was Bobby Allison.
No, he was not. Dale Sr. was planning on racing the full schedule in 2001. He finished second in points the previous year and he still wanted to try to win his eighth championship.
Dale Jr. drove for Dale Earnhardt Inc. (DEI) from 1999-2007. In 2008, Junior started driving for Hendrick Motorsports.
The amount changes a little each year. But the second place driver usually earns around $1.1 million, with the winner receiving $1.5 million. For example, in the 2013 Daytona 500, Dale Earnhardt Jr, finished second and earned $1,104,814. Junior also finished second in 2012, where he earned $1,103,150.
Dale Earnhardt Sr's rookie season in the Nascar Cup Series was in 1979. He was the Rookie of the Year for that season.
Dale Jr. was born on October 10, 1974.
Went to Dale Earnhardt Sr dealership for 10 year open house he autographed the shirt for me