Dale Jarrett is the consummate stock car racer, fiercely competitive on the track and gracious off, and the perfect representative of the sport. Here is the exciting story of his career behind the wheel, told by an award-winning journalist and filled with more than 100 action and behind-the-scenes photographs. As the son of Ned Jarrett, a former Grand National stock car champion and current dean of television motor-sports analysts, Dale seemed born to drive. But his first love was golf, and only later did he begin to race with his trademark determination and establish himself as a smart racer with superior car and track knowledge. The result was an enormously successful, decades-long career, capped by the highest honor any NASCAR driver can earn: the Winston Cup championship. Numerous quotes by and about Jarrett flesh out a remarkable portrait of one of stock car racing's hottest athletes.