With: BC-CAR--NASCAR-Earnhardt-RCR; BC-CAR--NASCAR-Earnhardt-Safety; BC-CAR--NASCAR-Earnhardt Q&A

The toughest man to ever climb into a stock car was gone, killed in a violent crash in the final turn of the last lap of the Daytona 500.

In the blink of an eye, NASCAR lost more than a just another driver. Dale Earnhardt was a friend, a father, a leader and an icon. It was seemingly too many voids to ever fill.

The Intimidator - the face of American racing - was dead, changing the sport forever.

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