AutoRacing1.com Winston Cup Report Card

Dale

Earnhardt

Car #3
Sponsor   GM Goodwrench Service
Model Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Owner Richard Childress Racing
Crew Chief Kevin Hamlin
1999 Winston Cup Points:         4492 1999 Winston Cup Place:  7th
2000 Winston Cup Points:         4865 2000 Winston Cup Place:  2nd
Differential: + 373 Differential: + 5
Positives: Obtained wins at Atlanta, Talladega and 24 top-tens, with bonus points in 17 races.   He was one of only two drivers to finish every race.
Negatives:  Had his worst day at Bristol in March with a 39th place finish.
Comments: Spectacular year for the feisty veteran.  He defied many who speculated his career was on the downturn.  Hershey Food Corporation has joined as an associate sponsor on the GM Goodwrench Chevy for 2001.
Overall Grade for 2000: 

A+