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Dale Earnhardt Didn’t Break His Final Promise On The Day He Died

I'll never forget those prophetic words. There he was, 10 years ago today, relaxing in the pits and staring into the camera prior to the start of the Daytona 500. "You're gonna see something you probably have never seen on Fox," Dale Earnhardt promised in almost a teasing sort of way. Was "The Intimidator" going to win his second Daytona 500? Was his son, who had won two races in his rookie Winston Cup season the year before, join his father as a Daytona 500 champion? Or maybe the "Man in Black" had something else in mind. We'll never know. But one thing is for sure: Earnhardt delivered on his promise in an eerie, almost prophetic manner. We really did wind up seeing something we'd never seen before in modern-day NASCAR racing: the death of...

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