12 Dale Earnhardt Sr. Tribute Tattoos [Photos]
Dale Earnhardt was to NASCAR what Michael Jordan, Babe Ruth, and Wayne Gretzky were to their respective sports. Today marks the 10th anniversary of Dale Earnhardt Sr.’s fatal crash on the very last lap of the 2001 Daytona 500, a race he had won only three years before. Check out these 25 classic photos of Dale Earnhardt compiled by Sports Illustrated, watch video of the accident as it happened in real time and check out pics of fans paying tribute to the Intimidator with tats of the legend. The crash was so unspectacular that the broadcast carried on without the announcers knowing what had happened.