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Darrell Waltrip

In his early days he was always booed by the fans. One day he said "Meet me at The Big K" and we can duke it out". K-Mart later became a sponsor. His last race as an owner/driver he drove an all white Chevrolet Monte Carlo called the 'Tim Flock Special'. He donated the prize money to racing legend Tim Flock who was sick at the time to help with medical expenses. Tim's car number in 1955, and 1956 was 300. Darrell wanted to use this number on the car, but NASCAR rules only allow two digit numbers on the cars. So he had to take 300 off of the car, and use his number 17. The next race, he drove for Dale Earnhardt Inc, car number 1, for most of the season until Steve Park recovered from injuries from a crash at Atlanta. The irony here is Darrell, and Dale never really got along with each other before this. Tied for third in NASCAR's all-time win list with Bobby Allison. Hoped to get at least one more win before he retired.

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Feb 5, 1947
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Beyond the Glory 2001-01-07
Latest Project:
Series NASCAR Victory Lane 2018
Known For
Poster of NASCAR Victory Lane
Poster of NASCAR Trackside
Poster of NASCAR on Fox
Poster of Beyond the Glory
Series NASCAR on Fox Unknown 2018
Series NASCAR Trackside Unknown 2018
Series NASCAR Victory Lane Unknown 2018
Movie Cars 3 Darrell Cartrip 2017-06-15
Movie Cars 2 Darrell Cartrip (voice) 2011-06-11
Movie Cars Darrell Cartrip (voice) 2006-06-08
Movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Darrell Waltrip 2006-08-04
Series Beyond the Glory Unknown 2001-01-07