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  Racelinecentral: NASCAR Winston Cup Series Dale Earnhardt Crash Story
Earnhardt was third at the time of the wreck and to the drivers for the New team that he owned.
Dale Earnhardt, 49, the greatest active driver in American motor racing, lost his life in a head-on crash with the outside wall in the final turn of the last lap.
Earnhardt moved from the center of the turn toward the bottom, either to block Marlin or to try to give himself a chance to pass his son.
www.racelinecentral.com /thestory.html   (1589 words)

  
 Dale Earnhardt
Dale Earnhardt was quite possibly the greatest talent ever to take the wheel of a race car.
Everyone had an opinion of Dale Earnhardt, and whether or not you liked his on track persona you had to respect what he had built and what he was doing for others.
Dale's fatal accident is not only an unspeakable tragedy but it is a brutal irony, all the more painful and cruel as it was obvious to any educated fan that Dale sealed Michael's win with a masterful display of blocking.
www.stock-car-racing.net /dale-earnhardt.htm   (1177 words)

  
 Dale Earnhardt
Earnhardt's death was the 27th in the history of the track, which opened with the inaugural Speedweeks in 1959.
Dale Earnhardt Jr., 26, immediately left the track after finishing second in the race to be at the hospital with his father and stepmother, Earnhardt's wife Teresa.
Dale Earnhardt died on Sunday, February 18, 2001 in a crash on the final lap in the fourth turn at the Daytona 500.
purpleunicorn.org /NASCAR/dale/dale.html   (964 words)

  
 TEC | Biography of Dale Earnhardt
Earnhardt accepted the ride in the #15 Fords, in which he competed for two seasons, winning three races and finishing 12th, then 8th in the points.
The Earnhardts finished second in their class and fourth overall, proving to any doubters that Dale and son were more than just stock-car drivers.
Earnhardt was an original, a one-of-a-kind guy who captured the hearts of American stock car racing fans and the general public as well.
www.daleearnhardt.net /biography   (1033 words)

  
 Dale Earnhardt biography
Dale Earnhardt, winner of the Daytona 500 in February 1998 is a 7 time NASCAR Winston Cup Champion and driver of the #3.
Dale has certainly earned this title as he is a seven time Winston Cup NASCAR Champion, winning the title in the years of 1986, '87, '90, '91 and '91.
Earnhardt's first win was in April, 1979 at the Bristol, Tennessee track and though that win was special, I'm sure that no win meant more to him than when he won the Daytona 500 in February of 1998.
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 "Dale Earnhardt"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Earnhardt accepted the ride in the #15 Fords, in which he competed for two seasons, winning three races and finishing 12th, then 8th in the points.
The Earnhardts finished second in their class and fourth overall, proving to any doubters that Dale and son were more than just stock-car drivers.
Earnhardt was an original, a one-of-a-kind guy who captured the hearts of American stock car racing fans and the general public as well.
4dw.net /jqueen/vette/earnhardt.html   (1012 words)

  
 Dale Earnhardt Relationships plus Dale Earnhardt and You
Dale Earnhardt feels comfortable in an atmosphere that is open and experimental, and he has little taste for convention and tradition.
Dale likes a partner who is mentally alive and who keeps him guessing a little bit, and Dale Earnhardt becomes restless and bored with someone who never asks questions, never changes or surprises him.
Dale wants to contribute something positive and loving to the world at large and he wants to be recognized for his beauty, artistic gifts, or loving generosity.
www.topsynergy.com /famous/Dale_Earnhardt.asp   (672 words)

  
 The Sporting News: Dale Earnhardt
Earnhardt, the driver who won more races than any other at Daytona, the driver who amassed seven Winston Cup titles and 76 wins over a 25-year career -- the driver who was husband to Teresa and father to Kerry, Kelly, Dale Jr.
Earnhardt did not respond to efforts to revive him, and he was pronounced dead at 5:14 p.m.
Earnhardt pointed to the car and bragged about how Taylor already was becoming a great little driver, how she parked the car perfectly on the showroom floor.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/earnhardt/selfless.html   (1938 words)

  
 Dale Earnhardt Memorial-Tribute to a Legend   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In a wham, bam, controversial 10 - lap dash to the finish, Dale Earnhardt spectacularly avoided disaster and withstood the rage of his rivals to record the victory worth $200,000 at the 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway.
In so doing, Earnhardt became the third different winner in the three - year history of the event and spoiled what had been the perfect dominance of Bill Elliott, who humbled the field in the first two segments of the special race by leading 121 of the 125 laps therein.
Dale never got off the gas and still held the lead as he steered back to the asphalt.
www.dale-earnhardt-memorial.de /pass_in_the_grass.html   (556 words)

  
 rpm.espn.com: Earnhardt dies instantly of head injuries
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Dale Earnhardt, one of the greatest stars in auto racing history, died Sunday from injuries in a last-lap crash at the Daytona 500.
Dale Earnhardt was killed on the final turn of the final lap when his No.
Earnhardt's death was the biggest blow to auto racing since three-time Formula One champion Ayrton Senna was killed in the San Marino Grand Prix in Imola, Italy, in 1994.
espn.go.com /rpm/wc/2001/0218/1093772.html   (874 words)

  
 A Tribuite to Dale Earnhardt
Earnhardt drove some and then Price got back into the car, which eventually retired with a blown engine.That finished, Earnhardt was able to drive Osterlund's car at Atlanta and still retain rookie status for 1979.
Earnhardt was selected to be his replacement.After maybe 10-12 races on the NASCAR Winston Cup Series since 1975, Earnhardt was going to be a full-time competitor with a top-notch team.
Which meant Earnhardt would not have been allowed to drive until he was completely healed.Earnhardt's health was just one piece of evidence some observers used to explain the winless 1997 season.
www.angelfire.com /stars2/DaleEarnhardt   (3003 words)

  
 Dale Earnhardt 3 Tribute - Raceway Report
Earnhardt ended up second in the championship for the third time in his 26-year career by piling up two wins, 13 top-5 and 24 top-10 finishes.
Earnhardt was the first driver in the history of the sport to win the rookie-of-the-year award and the series title at the Winston Cup level.
Earnhardt himself was holding back the pack and seemed to be in for a third-place finish, before the tragedy struck.
www.gnextinc.com /nascar/drivers/dearnhardt.html   (642 words)

  
 Dale Earnhardt
Dale certainly had the makings of a race driver from the git go, being the son of journeyman driver Ralph Earnhardt, a stern and knowledgeable car aficionado who plied the South’s dirt track circuit as an oil-stained wanderer in the 50’s and 60’s.
Earnhardt, born in the small town of Kannapolis, North Carolina, caught the wave of collectibles rights fees, appearance money, multiple sponsorships, and all the accoutrements that go with celebrity and surfed on to become rich beyond anyone’s wildest dreams.
Dale would attain icon status, ultimately becoming a martyr to the vast majority of NASCAR fans who considered Dale Earnhardt “the Intimidator” - he of the fl car # 3 - their special favorite.
www.paperbacknovel.com /novels/dale_earnhardt.htm   (772 words)

  
 Dale Earnhardt
Dale would lay a fender on his grandmother to win a race, but was totally different off of the track.
Dale was the number, and the number was Dale.
Dale has left his legacy in DEI, and Kevin Harvick is doing a great job at RCR.
www.mbensel.com /nascar/Dale.htm   (596 words)

  
 City of Kannapolis
Dale’s 76 Winston Cup career wins are commemorated by the seat wall around the statue square in the center of the Plaza, which is designed for 76 granite sections.
If you are interested in visiting the Dale Earnhardt Tribute, the City of Kannapolis and the surrounding area, contact the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau at www.cabarruscvb.com or call 1-800-848-3740 for information on Pit Pass Cabarrus, tour packages, sites to see and places to stay.
Dale Earnhardt's mother Martha, brothers Danny and Randy, sisters Cathy Watkins and Kaye Snipes, Teresa Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt Jr., unveiled the statue.
www.ci.kannapolis.nc.us /earnhardt_0.asp   (1404 words)

  
 Justin's Dale Earnhardt Page
Earnhardt also was 27th in "Happy Hour." In other news the IRL race at Lowes MotorSpeedway was stoped because of a crash that killed 3 fans and injured 8-10 more.
Dale Earnhardt started 17 and finished 1st leading the most laps ans missed the the big wreck that most of the time he is involved in.
Earnhardt comes in 10th even know he started at the end of the field.
users.stargate.net /~justin/earnhardt   (299 words)

  
 Dale Earnhardt
Dale thought that was a good deal because he figured he could do a better job of preparing the car than anyone else.
Dale had sold the cars and equipment to pay the bills and was going to run for NASCAR Rookie of the Year in 1979.
Dale had not forgotten the fellow who was one of his first and most enthusiastic supporters, even though he now had a legion of followers all over the country.
www.2xtreme.net /~fekc10/intimidator/dale_bio.htm   (3580 words)

  
 2004 - Dale Earnhardt & ‘3', The Movie Airs on ESPN - Specialty Channels
Dale Earnhardt grew up watching his father in the garage working on his race cars, and the seed of race car driving was planted.
Dale Earnhardt and his passion for racing earned Dale Earnhardt, the nickname “The Intimidator.” Dale continued his pursuit of racing and by the age of 25 his first two marriages ended in divorce.
Dale Earnhardt was the master of racing but had difficulties rasing his children.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art26640.asp   (428 words)

  
 CNNSI.com - 2001 Daytona 500 - Earnhardt spins on last lap, sustains fatal injuries - Monday February 19, 2001 08:06 AM
Earnhardt, running fourth, grazed Sterling Marlin's car, crashed into the wall at the high-banked fourth turn going about 180 mph, and was smacked hard by Ken Schrader.
Earnhardt is the leader among active Winston Cup drivers with 76 career victories.
The death of Earnhardt left NASCAR reeling in the wake of a 2000 season in which three of its young stars were killed in separate accidents.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /motorsports/2001/daytona500/news/2001/02/18/earnhardt_ap/index.html   (733 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Reaction to Dale Earnhardt's death   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
On behalf of Taylor, Dale, Jr., Kerry, Kelley and the entire Earnhardt family, which also includes all the employees of Dale Earnhardt Incorporated, we want to sincerely thank everyone that has offered their condolences during our very tragic loss.
Dale had a special love for the history and tradition of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and his name will always be a part of our racing heritage at the Brickyard.
Dale was a great man, a dear friend of my family, a true champion and a great ambassador for NASCAR and the sport of auto racing.
www.usatoday.com /sports/motor/earnhardt/reaction.htm   (1704 words)

  
 Dale Earnhardt - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Ralph Dale Earnhardt, born April 29, 1951, in Kannapolis, North Carolina, was the son of NASCAR Grand National champion Ralph Earnhardt and his wife Martha.
Earnhardt never changed, and his instigational style of racing even led to a disapproving news piece on ABC's World News Tonight in 1987, a rarity for the sport at the time.
Earnhardt was the #1 most searched term on Lycos.com the week of February 18-24, 2001 - the first man (and only the second person) ever to top the list since its inception.
www.imdb.com /name/nm0247430/bio   (1085 words)

  
 Minnie's Dale Earnhardt JR Fan Page
Dale Earnhardt Jr is currently driving the #8 Budweiser Chevy for Dale Earnhardt Inc. This site is in no way affiliated with Dale Earnhardt JR, Dale Earnhardt SR, Budweiser, Pennzoil Outlaw, or any other sponsor associated with Dale Earnhartd JR.
Kevin Harvick, who was immediately in front of Dale Jr., had a cut or flat tire, causing his car to veer sharply into the No. 8 Bud car.
Dale would go on to win 6 more races in 98, He had 16 top 5's and 22 top 10's.
www.geocities.com /minniesnascar/jr/dalejrpage.html   (968 words)

  
 Dale Earnhardt
Dale was killed in a crash in the Daytona 500 on Feb 18, 2001.
Three of Dale Earnhardt's most prized possessions are displayed in his office -- photographs of his hero and father, Ralph Earnhardt, the 1956 NASCAR Sportsman champion who died after a heart attack in 1973.
Earnhardt experienced a numbness in his hands and arms throughout the season, especially in the closing laps of races.
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 Dale Earnhardt Sr. Biography | NASCAR | Auto Racing | Photo | February 18, 2001
After being clipped from behind by another racer, Dale Earnhardt Sr's #3 car, spun out of control and crashed into a concrete wall.
It was the final lap of the Daytona 500 and the final race for Earnhardt.
Earnhardt was one of the greatest NASCAR racers ever.
www.kidzworld.com /article/439-dales-done-drivin   (297 words)

  
 Dale Earnhardt- In memory of a tribute with pics and bio
Dale Earnhardt- In memory of a tribute with pics and bio
Dale Earnhardt 49 died Sunday Feb. 18th 2001 in a multi-car accident on the final lap of the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.
Dale was born in Kannapolis, NC April 29, 1951.
corvette-stingray.8m.com /earnhardt.html   (276 words)

  
 Dale Earnhardt Incorporated Dale Earnhardt Incorporated, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton, Kevin Harvick, NASCAR, AUTO ...
Don't be completely shocked if, a year from now, Dale Earnhardt Jr.
It's unlikely, but not out of the question given the tense relationship between him and his stepmother, Teresa Earnhardt, the owner of his Dale Earnhardt Inc. team.
Since his father died in 2001, Junior's boss has been Teresa, and he has not always been happy with the way she runs the team that bears his father's name.
cbs.sportsline.com /autoracing/story/9882493   (584 words)

  
 Dale Earnhardt (1951-2001) - Earnhardt's death at Daytona leaves a permanent void
So as fans’ eyes focused on the ambulance, Earnhardt’s familiar fl car was headed toward the pits, its driver scrunched down and peering out the narrow slit that used to be the windshield.
Dale Earnhardt may have loved racing, but he didn’t want to die from it.
Earnhardt was killed on the last turn on the last lap of what may be the last Daytona that will ever have much meaning.
www2.foxsports.com /obits/earnhardt/vandy2.sml   (839 words)

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