July 31, 1983: Earnhardt’s first NASCAR Cup Series win at Talladega marked his last victory driving for Bud Moore behind the wheel of the No. 15 Wrangler Ford. Earnhardt led 41 laps and traded the lead with Darrell Waltrip and Tim Richmond over the closing 30 laps of the race.
What year did Dale Earnhardt Jr win Talladega?
Dale Earnhardt had to pass 17 cars in five laps to win 76th — and final — race of career. Kenny Wallace’s day was done. It was the Oct. 15, 2000 race at Talladega Superspeedway — The Winston 500 — and Wallace’s No.
Who won the 2000 Winston 500 at Talladega?
Dale Earnhardt won the race, his second victory of the season and the 76th and final one in his career, beating Kenny Wallace by . 119 seconds in front of about 170,000 fans. This race became only the second race in NASCAR history where half the field led.
Who won Talladega 1997?
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|1999||DieHard 500||Dale Earnhardt|
|1998||Winston 500||Dale Jarrett|
|1998||Talladega DieHard 500||Bobby Labonte|
|1997||DieHard 500||Terry Labonte|
What was Dale Earnhardt’s last win?
|Dale Earnhardt Sr.|
|Last win||2000 Winston 500 (Talladega)|
|Wins Top tens Poles 76 428 22|
|NASCAR Xfinity Series career|
|136 races run over 13 years|
Why did Dale Jr leave DEI?
Earnhardt Jr. left DEI over a bitter contract dispute that revolved around ownership and control of the team and its declining performance. To protect his own brand and further his career, he had to leave his father’s team — a travesty and deathblow to DEI.
What is Dale Earnhardt Junior’s net worth?
In total, Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s net worth reportedly clocks in at roughly $300 million. Even if he never won a Cup Series crown, that’s still pretty impressive.
How many times did Dale Earnhardt win at Talladega?
The Earnhardts are synonymous with Talladega Superspeedway and racing in the draft. Combined, Dale and Dale Jr. won 16 NASCAR Cup Series races at the high-banked 2.66-mile Alabama track. Earnhardt Sr.’s 10 wins are the most among all drivers, while Dale Jr.’s six wins have him tied for second.
What was the last race that Dale Earnhardt senior one?
Won the final race of his career on Oct. 15, 2000 in the Winston 500 at Talladega Superspeedway… Earnhardt finished in the top 10 in the Winston Cup points standings in 20 of his 22 full seasons in NASCAR…
Who won the Winston Cup in 2000?
Bobby Labonte, the 2000 Winston Cup Series champion. Dale Earnhardt came in second behind Labonte by 265 points. Jeff Burton finished third in the championship.
Where is Dale Earnhardt buried at?
Earnhardt Estate, Mooresville
Who has the most wins in Nascar?
All-time NASCAR Cup Series winners
How many times did Dale Earnhardt Jr win at Daytona?
He is a two-time Daytona 500 winner (2004 and 2014), and has won the Most Popular Driver Award fifteen consecutive times from 2003 to 2017.