Still have a question? Even when he had more money in the bank than he could possibly spend, more fans than he could count and more damaged neurons than anyone would ever wish to own, he tried really hard. While I wrestled with that reaction, I scrolled through social media and flipped through TV channels to take the temperature of the outside world. When I read the question Kahne was the first driver to pop in my head. What is Dale Earnhardt famous for?

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Not even close, hell he’s not even the most overrated driver right now Bowyer and Kahne take that honor. From that evening until this one, dal questions have come with sobs and shakes and pleas for him to tell those questioners how they are supposed to cope with their loss Ask New Question Sign In.

When asked why, he kept going back to the people who were dependent on his racing, from the employees at Hendrick Motorsports and JR Motorsport to the fans who voted him Most Popular Overraetd a record 14 consecutive times.

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I promise you this if his last name wasn’t Earnhardt he would be the most popular driver. Wouldn’t it be easier to just not be racist, homophobic, and xenophobic?

InI watched him overratev uncomfortably alongside his father at the now-legendary “Countdown to E Day” announcement that revealed his father’s plans to move him into a Cup series ride.

To help make this website better, to improve and personalize your experience and for advertising purposes, are you happy to accept cookies and other technologies? Others questioned if he ever actually loved auto racing at all, portrayed as just another surname coattail rider, a silver-spoon racer, a third-generation also-ran who never lived up to his daddy’s name.


He was perhaps somewhat overrated because of his popularity, especially among fans, but I think overall, people earnuardt a realistic view of his abilities and possibilities.

Partly because of the media. Why is Dale Earnhardt Jr. If you attend almost any race however, you will see that over the last few years the Jr. There were some tracks where he was among the top drivers in ability.

Look at his fans I wasn’t outraged by earnhatdt of it because I also wasn’t surprised by any of it. Ok a little fact checking here Jr won 15 races between and and 17 by so the average there was a little under 3.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Danica Patrick top list of most overrated NASCAR drivers

When I read the question Kahne was the first driver to pop in my head. Still have a question?

For those who question his ability to drive, I found video of Jr testing a Holden Commodore from the Austrailian V8 Supercar series, on a road course with the steering wheel and shifter on the wrong side of the car and doing very well.

Is Dale Earnhardt Jr. Yeah that is overrated!! Is Amazon actually giving you the best price? Even after his father was taken from this earth by racing, after his hero and blood and namesake damn near had his head taken off by the racetrack that made him famous — Daytona International Speedway — the son continued to try really hard.


The thing to keep in mind is that he was a pretty decent driver. Also The someone said the Bodine’s and Wallace’s were overrated since when was Kenny ever doted on as a great driver everyone knows Kenny sucks, Kenny knows Kenny sucks, in order to be overrated you have to be claimed that you mots better than you are, no one has ever claimed that Hut Stricklin, Brett Bodine, Todd Bodine, Mike Wallace, Kenny Wallace or Sterling Marlin, etc.

What does Dale Earnhardt Jr. Carl Edwards has 16 wins in 4 years, that is 4 wins a year!

And look at the heritage that he carries on his shoulders. On Tuesday morning I was jarred out of my slumber not by an alarm clock or a wakeup call. Start Now at wikibuy.

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Only 30 have won 26 times. He hasn’t done anything in cup yet everybody is praising what a great driver he is. Wedge I have to agree with you. Kurt Busch, sponsor moving to Ganassi for ’19 25d.

Compare him to a Matt Kenseth, Greg Biffle, or a driver of today and hes an average driver.