Car: #3 GM Goodwrench Service Plus Chevy Monte Carlo
Car Owner: Richard Childress
Crew Chief: Kevin Hamlin
Hometown: Kannapolis, NC
Birth Date: April 29, 1951
Survived by: Wife, Teresa and Children, Kerry, Kelley King, Ralph Dale Jr., Taylor Nicole
Best Finish: 1st (76 times)
Most Recent: 2000 Winston 500 (Talladega)
Biggest Purse: $1,059,805 (1998 Daytona 500)

Career Highlights:

Career Pole Positions: 22
Career top 5 finishes: 268
Career top 10 finishes: 427
Winston Cup Championships: 7 (1980, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994)
IROC Championships: 4 (1990, 1995, 1999, 2000)
American Driver of the Year: 2 (1987, 1994)
Won record nine races at Talladega Superspeedway
Owns record 34 victories in all forms of racing at Daytona Speedway

 

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