Earnhardt completed second to Tony Stewart on Budweiser Shootout

Hours later on, within a news conference, NASCAR Chairman Mike Helton made the certified statement to everyone saying, “Certainly this is one of several most difficult notices We have in person got and come up with

In spite of the early start, Speedweeks is a disappointment to own Earnhardt, that has a lengthy-running culture out-of winning one competition from inside the several-month 12 months kick-off. He had been and additionally refuted victory in the Gatorade Twin 125 being qualified battle and he participated. Earnhardt had acquired all of the Dual 125 skills the guy competed in while in the the fresh 1990s, and you may was at third put on the final lap during the 2001 when Sterling Marlin drawn of an effective slingshot solution heading down the backstretch.

Getting they in the stride, Earnhardt seemed casual and positive about television interview toward day of the 2001 Daytona 500. Sigue leyendo