Dale Jarrett

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    jarrett at bristol motor speedway in 2007
    borndale arnold jarrett
    (1956-11-26) november 26, 1956 (age 63)
    conover, north carolina, u.s.
    achievements1999 winston cup series champion
    1993, 1996, 2000 daytona 500 winner
    1996, 1999 brickyard 400 winner
    1996 coca-cola 600 winner
    1998 winston 500 winner
    1996, 2000, 2004 budweiser shootout winner
    awardsnamed one of nascar's 50 greatest drivers (1998)
    2004 usg person of the year award
    nascar hall of fame inductee (2014)
    nascar cup series career
    668 races run over 24 years
    best finish1st (1999)
    first race1984 sovran bank 500 (martinsville)
    last race2008 food city 500 (bristol)
    first win1991 champion spark plug 400 (michigan)
    last win2005 uaw ford 500 (talladega)
    wins top tens poles
    32 260 16
    nascar xfinity series career
    329 races run over 20 years
    best finish4th (1984, 1986)
    first race1982 goody's 300 (daytona)
    last race2007 food city 250 (bristol)
    first win1986 l.d. swain 150 (rougemont)
    last win1995 jiffy lube miami 300 (homestead)
    wins top tens poles
    11 173 15
    statistics current as of december 20, 2012.

    dale arnold jarrett (born november 26, 1956) is a former american race car driver and current sports commentator known for winning the daytona 500 three times (in 1993, 1996, and 2000) and winning the nascar winston cup series championship in 1999. he is the son of 2-time grand national champion ned jarrett, younger brother of glenn jarrett, father of former driver jason jarrett, and cousin of todd jarrett. in 2007, jarrett joined the espn/abc broadcasting team as an announcer in select nationwide series races.[1] in 2008, after retiring from driving following the 2008 food city 500, he joined espn permanently as the lead racing analyst replacing rusty wallace. in 2015, jarrett became a part of the nbc sports broadcasting crew for nascar events.[2] he was inducted in the 2014 class of the nascar hall of fame.

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Dale Jarrett
Dale Jarrett.jpg
Jarrett at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2007
BornDale Arnold Jarrett
(1956-11-26) November 26, 1956 (age 63)
Conover, North Carolina, U.S.
Achievements1999 Winston Cup Series Champion
1993, 1996, 2000 Daytona 500 Winner
1996, 1999 Brickyard 400 Winner
1996 Coca-Cola 600 Winner
1998 Winston 500 Winner
1996, 2000, 2004 Budweiser Shootout Winner
AwardsNamed one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
2004 USG Person of the Year Award
NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee (2014)
NASCAR Cup Series career
668 races run over 24 years
Best finish1st (1999)
First race1984 Sovran Bank 500 (Martinsville)
Last race2008 Food City 500 (Bristol)
First win1991 Champion Spark Plug 400 (Michigan)
Last win2005 UAW Ford 500 (Talladega)
Wins Top tens Poles
32 260 16
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
329 races run over 20 years
Best finish4th (1984, 1986)
First race1982 Goody's 300 (Daytona)
Last race2007 Food City 250 (Bristol)
First win1986 L.D. Swain 150 (Rougemont)
Last win1995 Jiffy Lube Miami 300 (Homestead)
Wins Top tens Poles
11 173 15
Statistics current as of December 20, 2012.

Dale Arnold Jarrett (born November 26, 1956) is a former American race car driver and current sports commentator known for winning the Daytona 500 three times (in 1993, 1996, and 2000) and winning the NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship in 1999. He is the son of 2-time Grand National Champion Ned Jarrett, younger brother of Glenn Jarrett, father of former driver Jason Jarrett, and cousin of Todd Jarrett. In 2007, Jarrett joined the ESPN/ABC broadcasting team as an announcer in select Nationwide Series races.[1] In 2008, after retiring from driving following the 2008 Food City 500, he joined ESPN permanently as the lead racing analyst replacing Rusty Wallace. In 2015, Jarrett became a part of the NBC Sports Broadcasting Crew for NASCAR events.[2] He was inducted in the 2014 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.