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7 Facts About Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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Ralph Dale Earnhardt Jr., known professionally as Dale Earnhardt Jr., Dale Jr., or just Junior, is an American professional stock car racing driver and champion team owner.

Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr., known professionally as Dale Earnhardt, was an American professional stock car racing driver and team owner, best known for his involvement in stock car racing for NASCAR.

Stock car racing is a form of automobile racing found mainly and most prominently in the United States and Canada, with Australia and New Zealand also having forms of stock car auto racing.

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He is the son of NASCAR Hall of Fame member Dale Earnhardt Sr. He is also the grandson of both NASCAR driver Ralph Earnhardt and stock car fabricator Robert Gee, the brother of Kelley Earnhardt-Miller, the half-brother of former driver Kerry Earnhardt, the uncle of driver Jeffrey Earnhardt, the stepson of Teresa Earnhardt, and the older half-brother of Taylor Nicole Earnhardt-Putnam.

The NASCAR Hall of Fame honors drivers who have shown exceptional skill at NASCAR driving, all-time great crew chiefs and owners, and other major contributors to competition within the sanctioning body.

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing is an American family-owned and operated business venture that sanctions and governs multiple auto-racing sports events.

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Earnhardt's success at Daytona International Speedway throughout his career has earned him the nickname "Pied Piper" of Daytona.

Daytona International Speedway is a race track in Daytona Beach, Florida, United States.

A day is a unit of temporal measurement for a literal day or epoch of time.

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He is a two-time Daytona 500 winner, having won the races exactly 10 years apart, and has won the Most Popular Driver Award fourteen times.

The Daytona 500 is a 500-mile-long Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series motor race held annually at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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He has an estimated net worth of $300 million.

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He currently drives the No. 88 Chevrolet SS in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for Hendrick Motorsports and drives the No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro for his own team, JR Motorsports, in select events in the Xfinity Series.

Chevrolet, colloquially referred to as Chevy and formally the Chevrolet Division of General Motors Company, is an American automobile division of the American manufacturer General Motors.

Hendrick Motorsports, originally named All Star Racing, is an American professional stock car racing team that currently competes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

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He had previously driven the No. 8 Chevrolet for Dale Earnhardt, Inc., his father's team.

From 1984 to 2009, Dale Earnhardt, Inc. operated as a NASCAR-related organization in Mooresville, North Carolina, United States.

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