Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Friday he never gave much thought to NASCAR safety before his father’s death in 2001 on the last lap of the Daytona 500. Now he considers it a top priority for drivers and the sport.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Friday he never gave much thought to NASCAR safety before his father’s death in 2001 on the last lap of the Daytona 500. Now he considers it a top priority for drivers and the sport. Nick Laham Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Friday he never gave much thought to NASCAR safety before his father’s death in 2001 on the last lap of the Daytona 500. Now he considers it a top priority for drivers and the sport. Nick Laham Getty Images

Dale Earnhardt Jr. on NASCAR safety: ‘It was trial and error for a long time’

July 18, 2015 12:42 PM