Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Discussion in 'NASCAR chat' started by dpkimmel2001, Sep 24, 2014.

  1. dpkimmel2001

    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner

    Can’t disagree with any of what he said.
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  2. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    didn't do a good enough job to KDB
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  3. AuzGrams

    AuzGrams Team Owner

    Gonna be odd to not have Dale Earnhardt or Dale Earnhardt, Jr in a race anymore after Homestead. Glad to see Junior is finishing out the season with some top 10's so it's not totally 2009 and can go out with some decent finishes. Hopefully they can get one last good run in the Bud scheme.
  4. Snappy D

    Snappy D Team Owner

    Right in the feels..... wow. I’d like to Send some shade to Teresa because after viewing this it’s an absolute shame that Jr didn’t drive his whole career in a Red 8, this video confirms that. So many memories!
  5. Heffernan

    Heffernan Jackman

    I remember watching the 2001 Pepsi 400 thinking I'm witnessing some kind of divine intervention going on right now. Simply amazing.
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  6. Snappy D

    Snappy D Team Owner

    I got goosebumps now when the Bud video showed Jr winning that race...the same goosebumps I got in 2001 watching that race as a 15 year old kid cheering wildly with his family. I gotta watch that race on YouTube sometime this week along with his Bristol Goody’s 500 win.
  7. AdoubleU24

    AdoubleU24 Team Owner

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  8. Snappy D

    Snappy D Team Owner

    I’ve watched it 3 times already! Interesting to see what a Bud 8 Car would look like in 2017 though.
  9. Snappy D

    Snappy D Team Owner

    I need a definitive Jr watch list , I’m determined to watch a race of his he won once a day up until Sunday. List starts and ends with 2001 Pepsi 400....then 2004 Goody’s 500 @Bristol , The 2000 Primestar 500 from Texas his first win, the 2000 Winston, 2001EA Sports 500 at Talladega, 2004 Checker Auto Parts 400 from Phoenix....so many to pick from.
  10. JBone88

    JBone88 JR Nation's last ride

    To whoever was cutting onions during that video...**** you! Lol
  11. Get That 88 Up There !!

    Get That 88 Up There !! JR Fan Forever

    Miss that red 8 so much, the car that got me into NASCAR. My name on here may be GT88UT, but honestly it will be be Get that 8 Up There !
    Sunday might be a hard day for me, but I just don't want to think it will. Jr's last race, and Brad and Truex have a shot at the title? I'm going to be on edge all day long
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  12. Pat

    Pat Team Owner

    Aw man, now I'm crying like a baby.
  13. Kiante

    Kiante Team Owner

    To be honest, love him or hate him for not "living up to expectations", he was/is a fantastic wheelman and a even bigger ambassador for the sport.

    There will not be a dry eye at the track or watching on TV, don't pay attention to it all race, but I enjoyed watching Jr for his career barring the ups and downs. Can't wait to see what the future holds for him and his family.
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    DRS3 Jackman

  15. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    Hope he continues to be involved with the sport and stick around the Hendrick mother ship like Gordon is doing.
  16. dpkimmel2001

    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner

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  17. AdoubleU24

    AdoubleU24 Team Owner

    Wow I didn't even catch that on the first watch. That's just sad.
  18. dpkimmel2001

    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner

    I didn't either and yes, that is sad that that is something that had to be thought of in production. Hell, that whole story is sad and ridiculous at the same time.
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  19. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    Personally I would have been better off not knowing.
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  20. Snappy D

    Snappy D Team Owner

    yea kind of takes away some of the special meaning of that video. Man shes really terrible, the 8 is Jr's legacy she shouldnt be entitled to anything from it.
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  21. Go Panthers

    Go Panthers Team Owner

    Every single time i see that replay i get goosebumps. That and seeing the black #3 and every crewman on pit road in 1998. My two favorite memories of nascar.

    both of them get to me every single time.
  22. Team Penske

    Team Penske Team Owner

    I have always wondered what Nascar would have been like if Dale Sr. had retired and run DEI.
    I think Nascar would be better off today if he had.
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  23. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

  24. dpkimmel2001

    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner

  25. Truex_rox

    Truex_rox Furniture Row's Biggest Fan

    Aren't we gonna get a glimpse of that at Homestead? ;)
  26. JBone88

    JBone88 JR Nation's last ride

    Didn’t even notice that. Good job not letting that golddigging witch ruin the tribute.
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  27. Johnny G

    Johnny G Crew Chief

    What a cool video. Classy from Budweiser. Some great times in that 8 car. As a few have already mentioned that 2001 Pepsi 400 at Daytona was such a special night. I remember me and my dad screaming at the t.v. during those final laps, then both of us in tears after the checkers. I still get misty watching replays of it.
    It's been a fun ride over the years cheeringb for him. There was some real low periods for sure. Multiple year winless droughts. But it made the good times even more special. The 4 win 2014 season with Letarte on the box was great.
    One more ride in Sunday.....
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  28. Ford Racing

    Ford Racing Crew Chief

    It only feels like yesterday that he was about to run his last race in the 8 car. Hard to believe that's already been 10 years ago. I love that video, but I'm a sucker for nostalgic stuff like that. I was never a big fan of his, but I will kind of miss him.
  29. Such a shame to see how that [email protected]@@h has treated Dale's own children...... You can bet Taylor Nicole wants for nothing........ I can't imagine anyone being happy with themselves the way she has acted after Sr.s death..... If she is..... more power to her.....
  30. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

  31. dpkimmel2001

    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner

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    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner

  33. dpkimmel2001

    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner

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    DanicaFreak Green monster

  35. TexasRaceLady

    TexasRaceLady Admin/TimeOut Monitor Staff Member Contributor

    I've watched that Bud video several times. That big, red Bud machine was really something.
    I'm happy and sad at the same time.
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  36. dpkimmel2001

    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner

  37. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    That is the part I am really interested in. Hoping Earnhardt can get in the booth and move the NBC announcing forward. I think he can do as much or more for the sport out in front of the fans.
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  38. Snappy D

    Snappy D Team Owner

    He should be better than hipster Rutledge Wood. and hopefully better than Burton..... in all seriousness I Think him and Steve will kill it in the booth, but there's still that Rick Allen thing going on
  39. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    I'm hoping for a complete flush of the current crew when Jr shows up myself..go big or go home.
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  40. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

    Bring back Allen Bestwick. Put him on Fox And NBC.

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