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Taking the Measure of the Intimidator
David Sabino
November 25, 2010
IN ADDITION TO THE ICONIC 3, DALE SR. LEFT BEHIND OTHER FIGURES THAT KEEP THE MEMORY OF HIS ACHIEVEMENTS ALIVE
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November 25, 2010

Taking The Measure Of The Intimidator

IN ADDITION TO THE ICONIC 3, DALE SR. LEFT BEHIND OTHER FIGURES THAT KEEP THE MEMORY OF HIS ACHIEVEMENTS ALIVE

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17 Cup wins Dale Sr. had by the time he was 35.

18 Cup wins Dale Jr. had at age 35.

2 CAR NUMBER for Earnhardt as a Cup rookie in 1979. He started 27 races and finished with one win, 11 top fives and 17 top 10s, and was named Rookie of the Year.

3 The car number 3 Earnhardt will always be remembered for.

2, 3, 8, 15, 19, 30, 77, 96, 98 Car numbers Earnhardt sported during his Cup career.

40 EARNHARDT'S rank on the 2000 Forbes list of the 100 wealthiest celebrities. He earned an estimated $24.5 million annually in the late 1990s.

$42 million

EARNHARDT'S career earnings on the Cup circuit, making him the alltime leader at the time of his death.

$59.5 million

PRIZE MONEY earned by Dale Jr. since the start of the 2001 season while winning just 16 times.

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