Top 66 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Quotes

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There is nothing like winning a race.

There is nothing like winning a race.
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I know a lot of Cup Series champions, and they each have a very different personality. They all go about handling adversity, their challenges, and even confrontation a little differently.
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My first concert was Chicago and Moody Blues. I was 15 years old.
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I’m a big fan of Myron Mixon. I’ve read a couple of his books, and I’ve learned the little bit that I know about barbecue from those books.
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I use my notes app on my iPhone religiously, and I have one note just for movies. Every time I see a movie I think I’m going to want to watch, I’ll put it in there.
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Man, I was a troubled kid. I was going to get kicked out of a Christian school and got sent to military school for a year and a half, and I didn’t really have much direction until I got the opportunity to drive race cars.
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I’m competitive, man. Competitive.
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I always make things worse than they are or create problems that aren’t there. And going and doing some simple task becomes a problem. I start imagining problems that aren’t there. What people are going to think, who’s going to judge me and am I going to be good enough? Am I worthy?
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I just Google whatever the hell I want to cook, and I try to cook it by what they tell me to do. If it’s not good, I don’t eat it.
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Everything we do needs to be geared toward making the sport more accessible to the fans – the rules of the sport, how the race plays itself out, how people qualify into the races – everything needs to be as easy to understand as possible.
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In my eyes, Joe Gibbs could do no wrong.
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I wish Michael Schumacher would come try NASCAR. That’d be cool.
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Being a dad is great. Every day there’s something new.
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As a race car driver, you kind of get stereotyped into, ‘Man, you like country’ – or you got to say you like country. I do like a lot of country. But I’m all over the board.
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My grandmother was a big Elvis fan, and I am, too, because she played Elvis, and she would keep me all the time when my dad was out of town.
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I’ve been with some great teams and had good wins and great success at certain periods of time in my career.
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I had a couple of chances to go inside the broadcast booth when I was out of the car in 2016 and loved it a lot.
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Oh yeah, I’ve been in therapy in and out of my whole life.
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I’m not a huge fan of North Carolina barbecue. I like Memphis style barbecue and Kansas City.
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I didn’t start driving race cars because of the fame or the money, but the most rewarding factor is being complimented on what you do, and your fans are always the first to do that.
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I was in therapy as a child and definitely think that therapy is a very useful tool.
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I hate disappointing people and letting people down.
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I like ‘Man v. Food,’ ‘Diners Drive-ins and Dives.’ ‘Restaurant Impossible’ is pretty good, too.
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For the longest time, I was just real nervous about privacy and people prying into my personal business.
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My favorite thing to do… is to get my big trailer grill and smoke some meat and sit around with my buddies all day for 12 hours cooking that and then eat at the end of the day.
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I want to continue to be a part of the sport, and not just as an owner in the Nascar Xfinity Series. I want to be a valuable asset to the growth of the sport and continue to help raise the bar and raise the awareness of the sport and promote the sport as much as I can.
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I was a huge boxing fan, but it’s a sport where the guys punch each other in the head. I thought maybe I shouldn’t be a fan of that anymore. Maybe I shouldn’t allow myself to cheer a sport where the head injuries are a big part of it.
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Death is a weird thing.
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Regardless of how I act, somebody is going to criticize me one way or the other.
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I don’t know of any other driver on the track that doesn’t get hot under the collar.
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I always thought, if I wasn’t racing, one of my dream jobs would be as a scout, going town to town and trying to find bands in all these little dive bars. That would be so much fun, discovering music that way as opposed to from your phone.
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I love running good because it meets expectations, whet

I love running good because it meets expectations, whether it’s the fans’ or my own. And I know that they come to be entertained: they pull for a particular driver to be entertained by that driver’s success and that driver’s personality, and they relate to that individual.
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Some people ain’t approachable, and some people are.
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My habit is to get real competitive and make racing probably more work than it is enjoyable, and I put a lot of pressure on myself, and I feel like there’s pressure from the outside – it’s probably not real, but it’s something I imagine.
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I am proud of the Earnhardt name, but it don’t stand alone. You know, it’s part of the sport, with all those other historic people that have been a part of it, and you don’t want people to forget the part you had in it and what you did and the contributions you made and the sacrifices you made.
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I’ve been able to make a lot of money and live a lifestyle that I never dreamed of. And I’ve been able to provide for my family.
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I never thought I would ever win a Daytona 500. I never thought we would sweep Bristol. I just never thought any of that stuff was going to happen or be possible.
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I love stock-car racing and NASCAR. I kind of take offense to anybody who has any cross words about it. It’s kind of like your brother. You can talk all the crap you want about him, but you won’t let anyone else do it.
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If I don’t like the car, I don’t get excited about racing it.
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I would have loved to race from 1970 to 1980.
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I wish I’d a got married sooner. I wish I’d a had kids sooner. I wish I’d a figured all that out sooner.
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I always liked ‘The Last American Hero,’ the one about Junior Johnson with Jeff Bridges in it.
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You form pretty strong opinions about the guys you compete against. You’re all very competitive; you’re all very selfish. So it’s easy to drum up some strong opinions in a second’s notice, like, ‘Argh! This guy!’
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I definitely find myself, as I get older, a lot more aware and concerned with the health of the sport.
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I always think about my dad. He’s always in the back of my mind. That helps me make good decisions. It has an influence on my life in every decision and everything I do.
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I like to sit around the pool, listen to music, barbecue, grill, stuff like that. Just the guy next door, I guess.
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I just didn’t look at myself with a lot of confidence. I didn’t think, ‘Man I’m a great driver. Boy, just give me a shot.’
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Sometimes, you know, you – drivers are worried about being misdiagnosed and maybe missing a race when they don’t really have a concussion. But you can never take the risk there. It’s just too dangerous to layer concussions.
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I look at my trophies and can’t believe they’re mine.
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I’ve never wished I was anybody else.
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I think that our personalities and our souls have so much – we’re so much more than just blood vessels and bone and muscle.
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I’ve always felt like a lot of people’s misconceptions of me have to do with how I grew up. I grew up poor, and I grew up rich.
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There’s broadcasters that make me enjoy what I’m seeing because of their energy and how they explain what’s happening and paint that picture.
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Nothing will ever feel like winning a Daytona 500. I’m never going to do anything in broadcasting, probably anything in any other professional job that will feel like winning the Daytona 500.
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When I was a kid, one thing I counted on was rushing home from church to catch the start of the race. There’s something really awesome about that routine.
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I grew up around it. That was what my friends were listening to – some of my closest friends are big hip-hop fans.
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I’m a big fan of music. I need to be listening to music most of the time during the day.
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Normally, on the rare chance that a celebrity comes to my property, I get real nervous.
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People get surprised when they see you out buying a DVD at Best Buy like somebody else should be doing it for you or something! They’re like, ‘What are you doing your grocery shopping for?’ Well, ’cause I’m starving!
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I can’t remember ever racing without any pressure.
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Me and my dad never talked racing. We just didn’t. I wouldn’t go up and ask him about that unless I wanted to upset him.
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I used to have stomach ulcers and stuff when I was in the 10th grade. I’d be doubled over on the floor, I was hurting so bad. I was on Tagamet before it was over the counter.
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I think that any time you share a secret, you're a litt

I think that any time you share a secret, you’re a little nervous about people’s reaction to it.
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I was way behind in my maturity. I was a 30-year-old acting like a 23-year-old. So when I was 21, I was probably acting like a 15-year-old.
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When someone tells me they’ve never been to a race, I tell them that the first one they should go to is Bristol, Tennesee. The shape of the track, the energy, and excitement under the lights is similar to what you might get at a stick-and-ball game in college football or the NFL.
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I like Joe Buck. I know there’s a big divide on people that like Joe Buck and people that don’t like Joe Buck. But I love his cadence and tone and professionalism, and he’s smart.
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