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As Earnhardt and his teammate Michael Waltrip raced to the finish line, he finished second to Waltrip.His father had crashed in turn 4 after Sterling Marlin made contact with his left rear bumper. shot up the track into the outside wall behind Waltrip and his son and collected Ken Schrader in the process. was pronounced dead at pm due to a basilar skull fracture.Earnhardt won consecutive NASCAR Busch Series Championships in 19 barely edging Matt Kenseth.In 1998, he made his first start in the Winston Cup Series, at the exhibition race held in Motegi, Japan.He is also the grandson of both NASCAR driver Ralph Earnhardt and stock car fabricator Robert Gee, the brother of Kelley Earnhardt-Miller, the half-brother of former driver Kerry Earnhardt, the uncle of driver Jeffrey Earnhardt, the stepson of Teresa Earnhardt, and the older half-brother of Taylor Nicole Earnhardt-Putnam. 88 Chevrolet SS in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for Hendrick Motorsports and drives the No. His first race car was a 1979 Monte Carlo that he co-owned with his older half-brother, Kerry Earnhardt.Earnhardt's success at Daytona International Speedway throughout his career has earned him the nickname "Pied Piper" of Daytona. 88 Chevrolet Camaro for his own team, JR Motorsports, in select events in the Xfinity Series. By age 19 after two seasons of driving Street Stock Division, Earnhardt had honed his driving abilities to the point of joining the Late Model Stock Car Division.2000 was Earnhardt's breakout year in the Cup Series.
After the race, he performed a Polish victory lap while holding a large American flag out the driver's side window.He finished the 2001 season eighth in the points standings with three wins, nine Top 5's, and fifteen Top 10's, as well as two poles. He struggled after enduring a concussion at the Fontana race in April – an injury he did not admit to until mid-September.In the three races following Fontana, he finished no better than 30th.He was docked 25 points, however, after his car failed post-race inspection.With this win, DEI swept three of the four restrictor plate races for 2001, only failing to win the spring Talladega race.