Ralph Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a semi-retired American professional classic racer, team owner, author and analyst for NASCAR on NBC. He participated part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving his No.8 Chevrolet Camaro for his JR Motorsports team. He is the son of Dale Earnhardt Sr., who was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. He is also the nephew of NASCAR driver Ralph Earnhardt, brother of Kelley Earnhardt-Miller, half-brother of former driver Kerry Earnhardt and uncle of driver Jeffrey Earnhardt. Earnhardt's success at Daytona International Speedway throughout his career earned him the nickname "Pied Piper" of Daytona. He's twice won the Daytona 500 and won the Most Favorite Driver fifteen times in a row from 2003 to 2017. After driving his No.8 Chevrolet Monte Carlo for Dale Earnhardt, Inc., his father's NASCAR Cup Series team, for much of the start of his Cup career, he moved to Hendrick Motorsports to drive the number 88 of the year. 2008
|Born||Ralph Dale Earnhardt Jr, October 10, 1974, Kannapolis, North Carolina|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||178.5 lb (80.97 kg)|
|Achievements||1998, 1999 Busch Series Champion, 2004, 2014 Daytona 500 Winner, 2000 The Winston Winner, 2003, 2008 Budweiser Shootout Winner, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2015, 2016 Can-Am Duel Winner, 4 straight wins at Talladega Superspeedway (Fall 2001-Spring 2003), 5 time NASCAR Xfinity Series Champion as owner: 2004, 2005, 2014, 2017, 2018|
Retired NASCAR racer who won the Busch Series Championship in 1998 and 1999 and the Daytona 500 in 2004 and 2014. He went on to become an analyst for NASCAR on NBC.
He went into his first race with a car he co-owned with his half brother Kerry.
He won his 12th consecutive Sprint Cup Series Most Popular Driver Award in 2014.
He and Richard Petty both helped carry on their family's NASCAR legacies.
Category Dale Earnhardt Jr. NASCAR Xfinity Series Champion. Oak Ridge Military Academy Alumni. The Earnhardt family. The riders of the International Championship Race. North Carolina riders. Sports car advertisers. Owner of the NASCAR group. Survivors of aviation accidents or incidents. American Le Mans Series riders. North Carolina Republican Party. 24-hour Daytona drivers