Racing Royalty: The Life And Legacy Of Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr is the son of one of the greatest drivers of all time, which means he had a lot to live up to. Dale Jr. was sure to make a name for himself, following in the footsteps of his father. Winning the Daytona 500 twice made his career memorable. He also owns his own race team and is not afraid to speak his mind about what he is passionate about.

The Son Of A Racing Legend

It isn’t all that hard to figure out that Dale Earnhardt Jr. is the son of legendary NASCAR driver, Dale Earnhardt. His father was a racing legend at the time of death in 2001 but wasn’t the only family member involved in stock car racing.

Earnhardts Jr. and Sr. pose for a photograph
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Dale Jr.’s Grandfather was also a racer who participated in NASCAR during the 1950s and 1960s. Earnhardt Jr.’s brother, Kerry was also a driver on the circuit. His sister, Kelley co-owns JR Motorsports alongside her brother.