The Dale Trail
Kannapolis, NC is well known as the hometown of racing legend Dale Earnhardt.
Kannapolis is a must-see for any race historian. Explore the life of a legend and pay tribute on The Dale Trail, a community’s memorial to the Intimidator’s legacy. Growing up, Dale rode his bike around streets with names like V8, Chrysler, Ford and Chevrolet in a residential section of Kannapolis called Car Town. But his true passion for racing was born in his father’s garage out back. Imagine riding shotgun with a teenage Dale as he cruised down “Idiot Circle” in Downtown.
This self-guided tour features points of interest from both his childhood and his illustrious racing career.