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Full Name Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Ralph Dale Earnhardt Jr., a.k.a Dale Jr., is a semi-retired NASCAR driver, entrepreneur, and team owner. He owns the Xfinity series team JR Motorsports and drives part-time in the schedule. He is the son of NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt and has many relatives associated with NASCAR. Dale Jr. is the co-owner of the late-model racing series CARS Tour and has one of the most successful podcast production houses Dirty Mo Media. He also works as a sports pundit for NBC. He is married to Amy Earnhardt, and has two children together.

When was Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s NASCAR debut?

Being an Earnhardt, Dale Jr. had every resource at his disposal to become a great driver while growing up. He made a name for himself in the street stock division races in North Carolina before making his NASCAR debut in the 1996 Myrtle Beach Xfinity series race with his father’s team Dale Earnhardt, Inc. He made his cup series debut three years later with the same team. He made his full-time debut with Dale Inc in 2000. He raced for the team till 2007 and Joined Hendrick Motorsports, where he spent ten years before retiring in 2017.

How many NASCAR championships has Dale Earnhardt Jr. won?

Dale Jr. is a two times Xfinity series champion. He won the second-tier championship in 1998 and 1999 with Dale Inc, marking his only full-time season in the series. His first NASCAR win came in the 1998 championship season at Texas, and he won his first Cup race in 2000 at Texas. The twice Daytona 500 winner has 5 Xfinity title wins as a team owner. He holds the record of 4 back to back wins in Talladega. He was the most-popular Cup Series driver award winner for 15 straight seasons starting in 2003.