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 A legend remembered
The life and legacy of Dale Earnhardt is remembered.

 Sunday Conversation
Dale Earnhardt in his own words.

Wednesday, November 19, 2003
Earnhardt Remembered with 13-hour tribute

A Day for Dale
ESPN Classic salutes seven-time Winston Cup champion Dale Earnhardt with a 13-hour tribute on Saturday, June 30 from 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. ET. Earnhardt, known as "The Intimidator" for his intense driving style, was killed on Feb. 18, 2001 on the last lap of the Daytona 500, the same track where Earnhardt won 34 races, including the 1998 500. A Day for Dale celebrates some of Earnhardt's greatest victories.
  • Users remember Dale
  • Earnhardt Photo Gallery
  • Dale Earnhardt (center), of Charlotte, N.C., holds aloft a dummy front page proclaiming him the 1980 NASCAR Grand National Champion at the Los Angeles Times 500 at the Ontario Motor Speedway.

    On the Air
    ESPN Classic: A Day for Dale, a 13-hour tribute, airs Saturday, June 30. All times Eastern
    10 a.m. ET: 1991 Tyson Holly Farms 400
    Noon: 1989 Peak Performance 500
    2 p.m.: 1991 Hanes 500
    4 p.m.: 2000 Cracker Barrell Old Country Store 500
    6 p.m.: 1989 Budweiser 500
    8 p.m.: Dale Earnhardt Remembered
    9 p.m.: 1999 Goody's 500

    Career Statistics
    Years Races Wins Top-5 Top-10 Poles Earnings WC Titles WC Top-5
    26 676 76 281 428 22 $41,538,362 7 14

    Mayne: Earnhardt's human touch
    Despite his fierce reputation, ESPN's Kenny Mayne found Dale Earnhardt not intimidating at all.

    It wasn't supposed to happen this way
    It's nearly impossible to believe NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt is gone writes Jerry Bonkowski.

    Punch: Earnhardt unselfish at the end
    Dale Earnhardt's final laps were evidence of his unselfish nature writes ESPN's Dr. Jerry Punch.

    Earnhardt paid his dues before stardom
    Jack Arute recounts how Dale Earnhardt rose from ninth- grade dropout to NASCAR legend.

    Miller: Earnhardt bridged gaps
    Dale Earnhardt transcended barriers between the old and the new; between the track and the suit.

    The South mourns a fallen son
    For much of the nation, Dale Earnhardt was a competitor. To the South, he is a fallen son writes Wayne Drehs.

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