The Dale Earnhardt, Sr. celebrity doll depicts him as himself, an iconic NASCAR driver. The doll was made by Hasbro in 1998 as part of a Starting Lineup Winner’s Circle set for the 50th Anniversary of NASCAR. This figure was package as a set with a doll of his son Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
1998 was a good year for the Earnhardts, Dale Sr. had just won the Daytona 500 after nineteen tries, while his son Dale Jr. had just procured the No. 3 AC Delco Car and won his first NASCAR race, the Grand National Coca-Cola 300. Sadly Dale Earnhardt, Sr. died in a crash on the final lap of the 2001 Daytona 500. Earnhardt holds the NASCAR record with Richard Petty with seven championships.
The doll is fully articulated at ankles, knees, hips, waist, shoulders, elbows, and wrists. The head only moves side to side. It comes outfitted in a endorsement covered white one piece racing suit with blue racing boots, but no socks or underclothes. Accessories include a black racing helmet with sponsor decals on it.