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Dale Earnhardt

Born: 1951-04-29 - Died: 2001-02-18
Cause of Death:
Racing Car Accident

Death Summary: Earnhardt was killed when his car slammed into a wall at 150mph during the Daytona 500 race.

There were rumors that he had not been wearing his seatbelt properly, and evidence of a torn belt. This led to the founder of the seatbelt manufacturer resigning from his company that supplied belts to nearly all of NASCAR.

Who was Dale Earnhardt : Ralph Dale Earnhardt, Sr. was a stock car driver in NASCAR.

He made the number 3 legendary by NASCAR standards and one can often see his emblem donned on car windows across America.

He had 4 children, one of which is also a NASCAR driver, and actually participated in the very race that claimed his father's life.
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