In 10 days it will be the 10th anniversary of Dale Earnhardt Sr.'s death.
The Intimidator was struck down on the final lap at the 2001 Daytona 500 when his car slammed into the wall at turn four. After nearly three decades of racing, the impact didn't look that serious compared to some of his past wrecks. But, as Earnhardt well knew, angles matter, inches matter, milliseconds matter.
NASCAR is asking 200,000 fans to honor Dale Earnhardt this coming Sunday. On the third lap, everyone at the Daytona 500 will be asked to extend three fingers. The announcer might as well say, "Everyone who thinks Dale's son will win... Read Post
Three is a number that has loomed over NASCAR ever since Dale Earnhardt Sr. died in a Feb. 18, 2001 crash at Daytona inside his No. 3 car. After that, fans stood silently in the third lap at races to remember Earnhardt Sr., holding... Read Post