FILE - This Feb. 9, 2001, file photo shows NASCAR drivers Dale Earnhardt, left, and his son Dale Jr., standing together during a break in practice, at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.  The 10-year anniversary of his father's death weighs heavily, almost preventing Earnhardt from enjoying the start of a new season. (AP Photo/Paul Kizzle, File)

Photo by: PAUL KIZZLE

FILE - This Feb. 9, 2001, file photo shows NASCAR drivers Dale Earnhardt, left, and his son Dale Jr., standing together during a break in practice, at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. The 10-year anniversary of his father's death weighs heavily, almost preventing Earnhardt from enjoying the start of a new season. (AP Photo/Paul Kizzle, File)