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Dale Earnhardt: The Man Who Brought the Changes of the Decade

In the year 2000, a new decade began. A decade of fresh, new ideas but also a decade of broken hearts began as the new 10-year span set off. Once 2000 breezed by, the new year of 2001 came up. Daytona was set, and the world had their eyes on their favorite driver, each waiting to see who crossed the finish line first. It was Michael Waltrip, followed by the young Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his father guarding from behind them. Into Turn Four they went, the herd of cars barreling through the turn, knowing the finish line was almost within sight. That was of course until the world paused, time stopped and jaws dropped. Dale Earnhardt Sr., driver of the No. 3 Goodwrench Chevrolet had been turned head on into the wall—a wreck which claimed hi...

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