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Seven-time Winston Cup champion Dale Earnhardt, whose aggressive driving style and incredible will to win earned him the respect of the motorsports world, was a legend in his own time. He single-handedly rewrote much of auto racing history, and his tragic death on the track in 2001 devastated his legions of devoted fans. For them, there is this fabulous action-packed tribute, filled with color and rare black-and-white photographs, numerous quotes by and about "The Intimidator," and extensive listing of his career statistics. Every moment of Earnhardt's meteoric rise from upstart to superstar is documented, from the first day he pulled up to the starting line in 1979 to his final lap at the Daytona 500. Thrill to the story of this determined NASCAR champion as he battles it out on the rough dirt tracks of North Carolina, achieves dominance throughout the 1980s and 90s, and keeps on winning until that last, fatal day.
The son of a NASCAR pioneer, a stock car legend in his own time, and the father of one of the most promising drivers of the new generation, Dale Earnhardt was one of the most celebrated stock car drivers of all time. Included inside this action-packed book are the details of Earnhardt's lengthy career, numerous quotes from the driver about life on the NASCAR circuit, and an extensive appendix listing his career statistics.
Packed with dynamic full-color photographs of the Intimidator both on and off the track, Dale Earnhardt takes a dynamic look at one of the most legendary stock car drivers of all time.