Dale Earnhardt: The Evolution Of NASCAR

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For someone who attends the races every Saturday racing or not I have never stopped to think back in the 1920 's how a car was set up. In many pictures of cars back in the day you see them without roll cages, window nets, good seat belts, or even a helmet. Safety of race cars has changed drastically over the past 95 years. Cars started to evolve by the increase in scientific study and some died over the years. One man 's death that everyone knew and loved changed NASCAR forever. Dale Earnhardt was to NASCAR what Elvis was to Rock & Roll. February 18, 2001 changed NASCAR for the better. Dale Earnhardt was racing in the 42 annual Daytona 500 when he had the wreck that ended his career and saved many others racing careers. In 2001 Dale

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