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Driver #8 by Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr., also known as "Little E" or simply Junior, is one of the brightest stars in NASCAR and is the son of one of racings most successful and popular drivers.

In Driver #8, Dale Jr. shares his inspiring story of courage on his way to winning two Winston Cup races in his rookie season. Prior to the 2001 Daytona 500, at the start of his second NASCAR campaign, Dale Jr. hoped to be part of the first father and son team to ever win this landmark race.

Unfortunately, much more than his dreams died on the track that day. After crossing the finish line in second place, Dale Jr. turned to find that his father had been involved in a horrific crash that killed him upon impact.

Now, Dale Jr. candidly discusses his own life, from the lessons he learned both on and off the track to the tradition of carrying on the family legend.

This book gives readers an all-access pass into Dale Jr.'s world.

Race-by-race Dale Jr. tells stories of the ups and downs of the 2000 Winston Cup season in his own words. Each chapter covers one week of the season. His very first Daytona 500, his first win, racing while sick in Michigan, getting banged around by the black #3 car (also known as "Dad"), for the rookie title and much, much more.

Book Details

Driver #8 by Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Warner Books (January 23, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0446530301
  • ISBN-13: 978-0446530309