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01/17/2011

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Yep, ten years later Earnhardt is still dead and still being treated as if he were a god. What he was, was one of the dirtiest drivers ever to sit behind the wheel of a racecar. He was hardly the best to ever drive one.

I agree with the above comment. Earnhardt may have been a kind and generous man away form the track, but the fact is he was a dirty S.O.B. behind the wheel with not one ounce of class or respect for the sport or any of his competitors. We have Bill France Jr. to blame for that. Not only did he penalize other drivers for the same things he let Earnhardt get away with, but it's also recently come out that they were good friends and fishing buddies. Sounds like a conflict of Interest to me. Of course though Bill France could see he needed a new ticket seller since the sports greatest Icon & AMBASSADOR Richard Petty would be retiring someday soon. I think if Petty, Pearson, Allison, Yarborough and Waltrip were all 10 years younger than they were when Earnhardt came along that the "INTIMIDATOR" would never have been born because those 5 would have put a stop to it really quick !! See ya in Hell Dale !!

Congratulations Norris on being selected to the Oswego Speedway Hall of Fame class of 2011! Well deserved and you are a great ambassador for our sport.

The Chilli Bowl lacking luster? I think not. Great racing by great drivers, 256 of them. That race, nor any other short track race, needs overpaid NASCAR guys to legitimize it.

Kyle Bush got a nice payday out of Delaware Speedway last year at the expense of local racers. Let's see the shrub try to beat the real racers at the Chilli Bowl. Bet no one will pay him to show up there. Not sure, but, I don't think Stewart or Pedregon got show-up money.

OMG... HOW COULD ED EVEN SAY THAT... EARNHARDT SR WAS NO DIRTIER THAN KYLE BUSH IS TODAY!!! Dale Sr was INTENSE and a MASTER at what he did...

Dale SR. was a racer, running for more than just a paycheck. If we were to make a list of such competitors it would include A.J. Foyt, Buzz Barton, Jan Opperman...
You get the idea.
They were racers. They weren't at the track to play chess as Jud Larson once pointed out at a driver's meeting.

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