I on NASCAR: Personal Reflections on Black Sunday, The Intimidator & the Impact of his Death

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Column By Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Jonathan Ferrey /Allsport via Getty Images photo — It has been 15 years since Mike Joy told the nation on a special FOX broadcast following the 2001 Daytona 500 that “NASCAR’s compass has lost its true north.” Those words still grip me. I’m not sure if he was …

The Day: February 18, 2001 — Remembering Black Sunday and The Intimidator, Dale Earnhardt

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Column by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Archives via Getty Images photo — Where were you, fifteen years ago? Yes, that’s the date. February 18, 2001 — the date that changed not just NASCAR racing, but all of motorsports, forever. It was supposed to be a grand celebration, as the stars of the (at that …