Dale Earnhardt, Sr. racing memorabilia plaque
Collection — Box: 1 [F09.157.03.04]
Scope and Contents
Dale Earnhardt "The Intimidator" collectable plaque or memorabilia with authentication card mounted ("The Big Apple Card Company guarantees that the piece of Goodyear tire on this plaque came from racing great, Dale Earnhardt. This tire was used in an actual Winston Cup Race. [Signed by] Robert Weisberg, President, Big Apple Card Company, Sunrise, FL. serving collectors since 1981.") A piece of rubber tire, 1" x 2" is mounted along with a picture of the driver with his car. The picture is credited to R/R Racing Reflections.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Dale Earndardt plaque is the physical property of J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections. Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
Biographical / Historical
Dale Earnhardt, born April 29, 1951, was a professional race car driver from Kannapolis, NC. Known for his racing number, "3" he was a dynamic but sometimes colorful character in the motorsports field. He died in a racing crash at the age of 49 at Daytona Beach, Fla. on Feb. 18, 2001.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Robin Brabham, August 2008
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