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Dale Earnhardt Sr. Biography

What Makes A Champ?, Guts Make A Champ, Chronology, Awards And Accomplishments, Death At Daytona

1951-2001

American race car driver

Seven-time Winston Cup champion Dale Earnhardt Sr. collected a huge following of fans during his 28-year career on the circuit of the National Association for Stock Car Racing (NASCAR). Driving a black #3 Chevrolet sedan and dressed in black, he was nicknamed the Intimidator for his bullish driving behavior on the track. He died when his car crashed and hit the side wall on the final turn of the Daytona 500 in 2001.

Sketch by G. Cooksey

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