Dale Earnhardt Jr. – racing driver, was born on October 10, 1974 in Concord, North Carolina. Best known as the son of racer Dale Ernhardt and the winner of Dayton-500.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is fond of racing and is the son of the legendary NASCAR rider Dale Ernhardt. Dale Earnhardt Jr. in his youth twice earned the title of champion of the race series of Bush. Then in 2000, Dale first joined the Winston Cup. The same year, he earned two victories in these competitions. The first was his victory at Coca-Cola 600. In 2001, Earnhardt finished second at the races in Dayton for 500 miles. At these races, his father was killed.
Three years later in 2004, Earnhardt won the championship, taking his checkered victory flag in the Dayton-500 races. Dale Jr. became one of the most famous riders among NASCAR, remaining so even despite the difficult seasons in 2005, 2006 and 2007. He also had success as the owner of his own racing team, “JR Motorsports”, but in 2007 he joined the team “Hendrick Motorsports”. In August 2007, the athlete announced that he would join the Hendrick team without his famous car number 8. Dale laid the blame on his stepmother for not wanting to give up licensing rights.
Additional information: Dale Earnhardt, Jr., was not interested in the property of “Dale Earnhardt Incorporated”, which was controlled by his stepmother and Dale Earnhardt’s wife, Theresa Earnhardt. Racer Kerry Ernhardt is Dale’s stepbrother. Their grandfather Ralph is also a famous racer.