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Dale Earnhardt (1951–2001)

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. His Winston Cup career started with a bang, winning the Rookie of the Year in 1979 and his first of his championships in 1980, to date the only driver to achieve these feats in consecutive ... See full bio »

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The Fifty Himself
1996 Daytona 500
1996 Daytona 500 Himself - Driver: #3 GM Goodwrench Chevrolet
BASEketball Dale Earnhardt
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Daytona 500 Himself - Driver, #2 Buick


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 1998 BASEketball
Dale Earnhardt
 1983 Stroker Ace
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 2001 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
- Dale Earnhardt (2001) ... Himself
 2000 2 Minute Drill (TV Series)
- Episode #1.18 (2000) ... Himself
 1999 Pole Position (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 The Fifty (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1998 ESPN Speedworld (TV Series)
Himself - No. 3 G.M. Goodwrench Service Plus Chevrolet driver
- 1998 NASCAR Goody's Headache Powder 500 (1998) ... Himself - No. 3 G.M. Goodwrench Service Plus Chevrolet driver
 1998 King of the Hill (TV Series)
- Life in the Fast Lane, Bobby's Saga (1998) ... Himself (voice)
 1996 1996 Daytona 500 (TV Movie)
Himself - Driver: #3 GM Goodwrench Chevrolet
 1979 Daytona 500 (TV Movie)
Himself - Driver, #2 Buick
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 2001 NASCAR Thunder Theater 100% 70MM (Documentary short)
Driver #3
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 2017 Mike & Mike (TV Series)
Himself - NASCAR Driver
- Episode dated 22 February 2017 (2017) ... Himself - NASCAR Driver
 2012 Beyond 200 (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 NASCAR: The Ride of Their Lives (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Dale (Documentary)
 2003 Doc (TV Series)
- The Checkered Flag (2003) ... Himself

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | 22 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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[on not winning the 1995 Daytona 500] I ain't never won the Daytona 500 before and I ain't going to Disney World neither. See more »


Although he was sometimes called "Mr. Chevrolet", many of his fans don't know (or talk about) that he actually drove a Ford Thunderbird for famed car owner Bud Moore during the 1982 and 1983 seasons. See more »


Intense driving style, was well known for bumping fellow racers, and intentionally spun-out several competitors See more »


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