Born on April 29, 1951, Ralph Dale Earnhardt, Sr. was a race car driver who was retrieved back by the Lord on February 18, 2001. He has been popular in the top division of NASCAR for driving those stock cars.
He has been remarkable for his seventy-six race winnings in the Winston Cup Series which is currently the Sprint Cup Series. In 1998, he also had one victory for the Daytona 500. His seven championships are tied with those of Richard Petty for most all-time. He has earned the nickname “The Intimidator” because of his aggressive style of driving.
Earnhardt died in the 2001 Daytona 500’s last-lap crash. But after his death, he has been inducted to various halls of fames, and even to the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s inaugural class.
Earnhardt’s NASCAR career has made him to be loved ad also hated by many individuals. This NASCAR’s polarizing figure is also considered as one of the most famous drivers of the sports. His accidental death has created reactions from his fans, NASCAR and the whole nation.
Some of his achievements and awards include as being name as the number one of the 2007 20 Greatest Drivers of NASCAR as named by ESPN ahead of Richard Petty. In 1998, he was also included in the 50 Greatest Drivers of NASCAR.
And just like Rafael Nadal and Lou Holtz, memorabilia of Dale Earnhardt, Sr. are now made available for all his fans so that even of his being dead, his memories will still be there. John Wooden also have his collectibles in this reliable sports memorabilia site.
Some of his fans still incorrectly spell his name as Dail Earnhardt, Jr., Dayl Earnhardt, Jr., Daile Earnhardt., Dale Earnhart, Jr., Dale Ernhardt, Jr., Dale Ernhert and Dale Earnhard, Jr.