Carrying the full weight of a racing family name after the death of his father during the 2011 Daytona 500, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been living under the burdensome demands of fame. The story of his career so far, with elements of his family’s history and the sport itself, is detailed in this book on one of NASCAR’s most famous drivers. The challenges that Junior has faced, and his own success while living up to the Earnhardt name, make this an insightful chronicle of the sport's bright young star that will appeal to any fan of racing.
About the Author
David Poole is a motorsports writer for the Charlotte Observer, traveling around the country more than 30 weekends a year to cover NASCAR's top series and teams. He has written NASCAR articles for a number of major magazines, appeared on ESPN, SPEED and on CBS, ABC, and NBC network news programs, and talked about stock car racing news and issues on dozens of radio stations nationwide. He is the author of several books on NASCAR. He lives in Gastonia, North Carolina.
Table of Contents
|Chapter 1||He's an Earnhardt||7|
|Chapter 2||A Legend in the Making||12|
|Chapter 3||Championship Caliber||18|
|Chapter 4||A World to Conquer||22|
|Chapter 5||Giant Steps||26|
|Chapter 6||Farewell, Superman||32|
|Chapter 7||Like Father, Like Son||38|
|Chapter 8||The Need to Succeed||42|