Dale Earnhardt, left, and his son, Dale Earnhardt Jr., watch a race at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 1, 2001. The elder Earnhardt would die in a crash in the Daytona 500 17 days later.
Dale Earnhardt, left, and his son, Dale Earnhardt Jr., watch a race at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 1, 2001. The elder Earnhardt would die in a crash in the Daytona 500 17 days later. Amy Conn AP
Dale Earnhardt, left, and his son, Dale Earnhardt Jr., watch a race at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 1, 2001. The elder Earnhardt would die in a crash in the Daytona 500 17 days later. Amy Conn AP