Pennant, "Dale Earnhardt, #3," 2000

Summary

Dale Earnhardt debuted in NASCAR's Cup Series in 1975. Over the next 26 years, he earned 76 race wins and seven Cup Series championships. Fans nicknamed Earnhardt "The Intimidator" for his assertive racing style. His death at the 2001 Daytona 500 devastated the racing community and prompted improvements in stock car safety.

Dale Earnhardt debuted in NASCAR's Cup Series in 1975. Over the next 26 years, he earned 76 race wins and seven Cup Series championships. Fans nicknamed Earnhardt "The Intimidator" for his assertive racing style. His death at the 2001 Daytona 500 devastated the racing community and prompted improvements in stock car safety.

Artifact

Pennant

Date Made

2000

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2016.11.3

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Matthew E. Talbot.

Material

Felt (Textile)

Color

Black (Color)
Red
White (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 11.75 in

Width: 29.375 in

Inscriptions

front, lower left corner: MADE IN U.S.A across bottom: (c) 2000 Dale Earnhardt Inc. / DESIGN #552 LIMITED EDITION OF 5000

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