We're more than nine years down the line from Dale Earnhardt's passing, and still nobody has come anywhere close to matching his influence on NASCAR. To commemorate his induction as a member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame's inaugural class, ESPN has released a brand-new "bookazine" honoring his life and legacy. For any Intimidator fan, it's a must-read, and for anybody who wasn't a Dale fan -- or, heaven forbid, came along too late to recall Senior's legacy -- this will show you exactly what we lost when we lost Dale.
The "bookazine" -- it's a little thicker than a magazine, a little thinner than a book; two great tastes that taste great together -- is jammed full of fine quotes and recollections. Check these:
• "Dale Earnhardt's opinion in the garage area is like God's to us." -Ernie Irvan
• "I'd put some psychological stuff in the papers, but it wouldn't do any good 'cause Dale and his boys can't read." -Darrell Waltrip
• "It's just like kids growing up wanting to be Michael Jordan orRead More »from New Dale Earnhardt 'bookazine' targets the Intimidator fan