Dale Earnhardt

(Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr.)

Dale Earnhardt
Dale Earnhardt
  • Born: April 29, 1951
  • Died: February 18, 2001
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Driver

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Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr. was an American professional auto racing driver and team owner, best known for his involvement in stock car racing for NASCAR. The third child of racing driver Ralph Earnhardt and first of two to Martha Coleman, he began his career in 1975 in the World 600 as part of the Winston Cup Series.

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As a GM Goodwrench Service Plus dealer, I understand how good service makes a difference to our customers.
But I'm good to go through my contract with Childress, and my determination is to win races and try to win that other championship.
Finishing races is important, but racing is more important.
Growing up, I've enjoyed hunting with my father.
I don't want to argue with my wife about her car - or my driving.
I enjoy Saturday night racing.
I started 20 years without missing a race and ESPN started broadcasting on the air waves.
I want to be up front racing.
I woke up this morning, and I still don't believe I won the Daytona 500. Morning
If I was 30th in points and not making races and not being competitive in races, I could understand them saying I'm over-the-hill or I'm ready to quit or whatever.
If we're going to run for points we need to run in the top-five every week.
It's a never ending battle of making your cars better and also trying to be better yourself.
It's just really hard to work and get better, building and planning for the future with the new Monte Carlo and keeping the race team intact and keeping them healthy. Future ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I've got to win every race.
I've had confidence in myself all along. It was just a matter of getting the pieces back in place.
Maybe now that we have the same sponsor in Remington we can spend some time together outdoors. Time
People are going to get older and young guys are going to come in and race and get more competitive.
Richard Childress and myself have made some important innovations on our cars.
Second place is just the first place loser.
That strategy of racing for the top five and racing for the win is where everybody wants to be.
That's what we're striving for, making us a contender in every race.
The atmosphere seems to change once the sun goes down and the race fans get to watch a good show.
The thing about it is, all those races we lost, we won this race together. We won it as a team.
To come in and win three races already this year and maybe set a record by winning four is pretty unique. But guys like Mark Martin, Rusty Wallace and these guys are not wanting that to happen.
Two of my favorite things are my steering wheel and my Remington rifle.
When he was young, I told Dale Jr. that hunting and racing are a lot alike. Holding that steering wheel and holding that rifle both mean you better be responsible.
With 20 top-10 finishes, I feel we're on the right path.
You can't let one bad moment spoil a bunch of good ones.
You win some, lose some, and wreck some. Sports & Athletics
You've got to be closer to the edge than ever to win. That means sometimes you go over the edge, and I don't mean driving, either.

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