AutoRacing1.com Winston Cup Report Card

Dale

Earnhardt, Jr.

Car #8
Sponsor   Budweiser
Model Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Owner Dale Earnhardt Inc.
Crew Chief Tony Eury Sr.
1999 Winston Cup Points:         - 1999 Winston Cup Place:  -
2000 Winston Cup Points:         3516 2000 Winston Cup Place:  16th
Differential: - Differential: -
Positives: Collected wins at Richmond, Texas and the Winston, including two poles and bonus points in 10 races. 
Negatives:  Had 7 DNF's with 4 accidents.  Only 1 top-ten finish in the second half of the year.
Comments: Excellent year for the rookie driver.  Early in the year he took Winston Cup by storm, but cooled off in the second half.  Both Remington's and Budweiser's contracts run through 2006.
Overall Grade for 2000: 

B+