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    Dale Earnhardt “You’ve got to be closer to the edge than ever to win” (“Dale Earnhardt”). That means sometimes push yourself over the edge, and I don't mean driving either. Unless you're pushed to the limit goals will not be achieved. Earnhardt was a fearless NASCAR driver.”Anyone afraid of the cars going too fast should stay home” says Dale. He started out very young learning about the cars from his dad. He became one of the best NASCAR drivers in U.S. history. And Died at a fairly young age of 49. Dale Earnhardt was one of the most successful and influential NASCAR drivers in U.S history due to his achievements in racing, safety implications, and national awareness after his death (“Dale Earnhardt Quotes”). Dale did not start out driving…

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    Paragraph 1. Race car driver Dale Earnhardt won a record-tying seven NASCAR championships. He died after crashing during the final lap of the Daytona 500 in 2001. 1 2 Dale Earnhardt born on April 29, 1951. He was born in Kannapolis, North Carolina. Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Brenda Lorraine Gee are his parents. Dale died on February 18, 2001. The location he died in was Daytona Beach Florida. How he died is when he was racing on his last lap of Daytona 500 he lost control of his car…

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    Would you have taken a ride with this man? Dale Earnhardt. That is all that has to be said if you live in North Carolina or are a Nascar fan. His driving made him famous. His personality was playful, but when he crawled in a race car he was all business. Dale was born in Kannapolis, North Carolina.. He grew up watching his dad drive dirt track race cars. This early exposure to racing helped Dale to make the decision to become a race car driver. He ran his first Nascar race on May 25th, 1975 in…

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    NASCAR. It is not easy to make a permanent mark on a sport, yet some people manage to do the impossible. Over the years NASCAR has produced many great drivers. Dale Earnhardt was one of the best NASCAR drivers in history who left a legacy for others to follow, including his children. Dale Earnhardt’s love for racing began at a young age. He was born in North Carolina in 1951. (Biography.com) Young Dale grew up watching his father, Ralph, build and race dirt track cars. Dale would accompany his…

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    Dale Earnhardt Biography

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    for a while. He was rooting for Dale Earnhardt, as most people were at the time. This was not Earnhardt’s first race at 49; he had a lot of experience under his belt. He even got his son, Dale Earnhardt Jr., in on the action and was racing with him in 2001. Earnhardt Sr.…

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    Fifteen years ago on February 18, Dale Earnhardt -- a widely loved and respected professional driver for NASCAR -- was killed in an accident at the Daytona International Speedway. This event incited a legal battle in the state of Florida between Earnhardt’s family, local lawmakers, and journalists from the Orlando Sentinel that lasted for years over the rights that journalists have in accessing sensitive information in order to do their work. Considering the ethical codes respected by…

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    The crowd went wild, but not in a very nice way. Hundreds of fans thew beer, water bottles, and even toilet paper onto the track as Jeff Gordon performed his burnout. On the cool down lap, Dale Jr. stayed on Jeff's outside as crazy amounts of trash were hurled over the fence from the grandstands onto the track. Seriously, just how dangerous is it to be on the receiving end of beer cans on the track? The short answer is probably not much. You've got sheet metal over your head, and a windshield…

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    Dale Earnhardt Case Study

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    There’s a bit of drama going on amongst the family members of the late Dale Earnhardt Sr., and it’s not over where Thanksgiving dinner will be held—it’s over who has the rights to use the Earnhardt name. The former NASCAR driver’s widow, Teresa Earnhardt, wants to keep the name from being used by Earnhardt’s son and her stepson, Kerry Earnhardt, and his wife in their home designs and furniture business. According to reports from ESPN, Kerry Earnhardt and his wife promoted the “Earnhardt…

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    An Influential Legendary Fatality “You win some, lose some, and wreck some,” said by ‘The Intimidator’ himself almost exactly one year before the day he would be the one to have such an influential crash in NASCAR’s biggest race on the final lap, through the final turn directly behind his two teammates; one of which even being his very own son who would go on to claim second place. Announcer Darrell Waltrip was seen crying as he watched his brother Michael take first place at Daytona for the…

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    Auto Racing Research Paper

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    The enclosed annotated bibliography represents recent research on the topic of safety in auto racing. I began my research by asking ‘Is NASCAR taking proactive measures to keep its drivers, crew members and fans safe while maintaining its entertainment value?’ In my paper, I will argue yes, NASCAR takes safety seriously while still maintaining fair and entertaining competition. Although throughout its history safety was overlooked, the current state of operation is dedicated to research and…

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