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Topic - Dale Earnhardt
Denny Hamlin almost couldn't help himself at the start of his Daytona 500 qualifying race, when his anxiously tried to charge to the front and shake out all the cobwebs and frustration from his injury-plagued season a year ago.
Richard Childress pumped his fist above his head, emphatically celebrating his grandson's latest accomplishment.
Austin Dillon won the pole for the season-opening Daytona 500 driving the No. 3 Chevrolet — a car Richard Childress has refused to field at NASCAR's top level since Dale Earnhardt's fatal accident on the last lap of the 2001 race.
Five things to know about what's going on at Daytona International Speedway in advance of the season-opening Daytona 500 on Sunday:
With the famed No. 3 on his car and memories of the late Dale Earnhardt fresh in his mind, Austin Dillon took the fabled number out of hibernation and straight to the top at Daytona.
The late Dale Earnhardt's famed No. 3 will be back on track in the elite Sprint Cup Series next season with Austin Dillon using the number.
It took Jimmie Johnson just 13 races into his rookie season with Hendrick Motorsports to prove to his team he was a rare talent.
Back on top with only two NASCAR greats left to catch, Jimmie Johnson won his sixth championship in eight years Sunday and staked his claim as one of the most dominant competitors in sports history.
Kevin Harvick had already made a loud statement in winning his second Coca-Cola 600. He had another, just as important one to make about his focus in his final season with Richard Childress Racing.
Charlotte Motor Speedway is honoring the memory of Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt, who made history by sweeping the Sprint All-Star race and the Coca-Cola 600 here 20 years ago.
There was no fire or rain. Still, another frantic finish at Daytona International Speedway.
Austin Dillon said Thursday he'd be honored to drive the late Dale Earnhardt's iconic No. 3 in the Sprint Cup Series.
Getting into Kentucky Speedway wasn't the biggest race this time.
Rick Hendrick gave little warning to his crew chiefs when he decided to make widespread organizational changes after the 2010 season.
"I feel like I am on the verge of breaking through and having possibly one of my best seasons," Earnhardt said. "Maybe it's just the stars aligning or fate that they're making these changes and maybe we just have the type of season we need to have to be the guy at Homestead holding the trophy."
"Earnhardt made the statement, he told his people in the boardroom, I was there, `I'll do the winning, you guys sell me,' " Force said.