Season 1, Episode 7 Dale Earnhardt
First Aired: February 25, 2001
A profile of NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt, who won seven Winston Cup titles before a fatal final-lap crash in the 2001 Daytona 500 at age 49. The “Intimidator” won Rookie of the Year honors in 1979 and his first Cup title a year later. He totaled 76 career Cup wins, with his lone Daytona 500 win coming in 1998 in his 20th start in the Great American Race.
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- Premiered: January 7, 2001
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- Premise: Interviews and archival footage chart the lives and careers of top athletes from various sports, including football, baseball, basketball, soccer, auto racing, gymnastics, boxing, and track and field. Jay Mohr narrated the first season, and D.B. Sweeney to… (more)