Dale Earnhardt’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 29, 1951

Death Date

February 18, 2001

Age of Death

49 years

Cause of Death

Racing Accident


Race Car Driver

The race car driver Dale Earnhardt died at the age of 49. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Legendary Winston Cup NASCAR driver in the 1980s and 1990s. He won seven Winston Cup Series Championships as well as the 1998 Daytona 500.

He was the son of Ralph Earnhardt and Martha Coleman, and he grew up with his sister Kelley and two half siblings. He was married to his third wife Teresa Earnhardt from 1982 until his death in 2001.



“You can’t let one bad moment spoil a bunch of good ones.” (Dale Earnhardt)


“I’ve had confidence in myself all along. It was just a matter of getting the pieces back in place.” (Dale Earnhardt)


“I woke up this morning, and I still don’t believe I won the Daytona 500.” (Dale Earnhardt)


“You win some, lose some, and wreck some.” (Dale Earnhardt)


“Two of my favorite things are my steering wheel and my Remington rifle.” (Dale Earnhardt)