He’s not just a humble man with gray hair, an old Goodyear hat, and red suspenders, Will Cronkrite is a former NASCAR crew chief and car owner full of amazing stories that Dale Earnhardt Jr. wants the world to hear. His #96 car gave Dale Earnhardt what many consider to be his big break in NASCAR and Dale Jr. gets the low-down on how it all happened. As a “scrawny kid” he stood in his father’s truck at Cronkrites shop as they readied the car for the World 600, a part of Dale Jr.’s life that Will brings to life in this fascinating conversation. The story was so much more! How did Willy T. Ribbs and Humpy Wheeler help create a chance that would springboard The Intimidator’s career? Cronkrite details the early days of a father and NASCAR Hall of Famer.
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