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BIOGRAPHY DALE EARNHARDT Dale Earnhardt acquired the nickname the Intimidator for his obsession with winning by any means necessary He took 76-checkered flags sixth most in Winston Cup history It was an obsession that earned him more money than any driver in Winston Cup history and tied him for the most titles in Winston Cup history with seven But that obsession also led to his death as he fought to preserve the win for one of his drivers Michael Waltrip in the final turn of his 23rd Daytona 500 NASCAR HAS LOST ITS GREATEST DRIVER said NASCAR Chairman of the Board Bill France WEVE LOST DALE AND I PERSONALLY HAVE LOST A GREAT FRIEND Earnhardt was born April 29 1951 in Kannapolis NC the son of NASCAR driver Ralph Earnhardt His father won the NASCAR Sportsman Championship in 1956 and made 51 Winston Cup starts Ralph Earnhardt died in 1973 two years before his son joined the Winston Cup circuit In 1979 Earnhardt won Rookie-of-the-Year honors and a year later he became the first NASCAR driver to win Rookie of the Year and the Winston Cup series championship in consecutive years In 1984 Earnhardt began a successful 18-year association with Richard Childress Racing that continued into the 2001 season as Earnhardt won six more Winston Cup championships 1986 87 90 91 93 94 In 1998 after 20 attempts Earnhardt who won more races than any driver at Daytona International Speedway achieved the crowning win of his career with a Daytona 500 victory Earnhardt added to his legacy in 1998 when NASCAR honored him and his father Ralph as two of the 50 Greatest Drivers in NASCAR history LOOKING BACK KNOWING YOU GAVE IT YOUR ALL WIN OR LOSE YOU FINISH A CHAMPION Two years later Earnhardts son Dale Jr joined his father on the Winston Cup circuit and followed in his fathers tire tracks as
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