Dale Earnhardt Informative Speech

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Dale Earnhardt, Jr. I would like to introduce you to my hero, Dale Earnhardt Jr.I am writing about Dale,Jr, because I consider him my hero.I love the way he drives and wins a lot of Nascar races. Ever since I started watching racing, I picked DaleEarnhardt,Jr.as my favorite driver. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. was born on October 10, 1974, in Kannapolis, North Carolina. Dale’s parents were Dale Earnhardt, Sr. and Brenda Lorraine Gee. His maternal grandfather, Robert Gee, Sr. was a Nascar car builder. He went to college in Mooresville, North Carolina where he received a two-year automotive degree. Dale began his racing career when he was only 17 years olds. He and his dad raced in the Street Stock division at Concord, North Carolina’s Motorsport Park. His first race car was a Monte Carlo that he and his older…show more content…
a Winston No Bull 5 $1 million bonus. During this racing season he had nine top-five and 15 top 10 finishes. In 2002, Dale, Jr. raced in his father’s No. 3 car and won the Busch Series at Daytona. He finished 11th in the Winston Cup standings. In 2004, He won the Daytona 500, six years to the day after his father won his only title in the “Great American Race” and three years after his father’s tragic car accident. On May 27, 2007, he rode a camouflage #8 car in the Cola-Cola 600 on Memorial Day to raise money for military troop’s families. Several other racers also changed their paint schemes for the occasion. He finished 8th in this race. In 2008, Earndhart started his racing season by winning the 2008 Budweiser Shootout. He won his 6th consecutive NASCAR most popular driver award after he set a NASCAR record for merchandise sales. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. owns Hammerhead Entertainment, a production company that produces the TV show Back In The Day, which airs on the SPEED Channel. Over the years, he has hosted TV and radio shows. I believe he will be racing and talking it for years to come.

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