Dale Earnhardt

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Ralph Dale Earnhardt, Sr. (Aprile 29, 1951 – Februar 18, 2001) wis an American racin driver, best kent for his career drivin stock caurs in NASCAR's top division.

Earnhardt is notable for his success in the Winston Cup Series (nou the Sprint Cup Series), winnin seiventy-sax races (includin ane Daytona 500 victory in 1998). Earnhardt's seiven championships ar tied for maist aw-time wi Richard Petty. His aggressive drivin style led tae controversy an earned him the nickname "The Intimidator".

Earnhardt dee'd in a last-lap crash durin the 2001 Daytona 500. He haes been inductit in numerous halls o fame, includin the inaugural cless o the NASCAR Hall o Fame.