Ghost Of Dale Earnhardt Witnessed At Daytona Crash
Dale Earnhardt was the rare type of public figure that wasn’t just known as one of the best American race car drivers in the history of the sport. He wasn’t just known as a philanthropist or someone who cared very deeply about a wide variety of different charities. He wasn’t even only known as a family man or an inspirational figure to many. He became a true pop culture icon, which is the type of status that is most commonly awarded to fictional characters – particularly in the United States.
NASCAR racing is all about the excitement of the race, the danger and the thrill of competition; however crashes are part of the intensity of the experience. There is no question that the fatal crash of Dale Earnhardt during the Daytona 500 in 2001 is one of the most influential crashes in the sport’s history. While it was not the most spectacular crash, it led to many changes in the safety of NASCAR racing.
Indy Car, also known as the Indy Racing League, was originally founded in 1994. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, it first became affiliated with ACCUS-FIA in 1996 and has absolutely exploded in popularity ever since. Much as with other auto racing leagues, Indy Car has not been without its fair share of crashes. A few of these crashes in particular are notable for being among the wildest and most intense in the history of the organization to date.