The Intimidator – Thanks to his aggressive style of driving, Dale Earnhardt Sr. quickly earned the nickname of the “Intimidator.” That aggressive driving style, along with his general attitude and knowledge, are all parts of why he is still considered to be one of the best driver’s in the history of the sport to this day.
He won a total of 76 races throughout the course of his career, including the Daytona 500 in 1998. He also won a total of seven NASCAR Winston Cup Championships over his lifetime.
For the vast majority of his career, Dale Earnhardt Sr. drove the “Number 3” car. He had a large number of different sponsors during his career, but the most notable also happened to be his last – GM Goodwrench. He also quickly became identified with the last color scheme on his car, which was a largely black car with silver and red trim.
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