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Ricciardo to realise Earnhardt dream at United States Grand Prix

Article To news overview © McLaren Daniel Ricciardo is set to drive Dale Earnhardt's 1984 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, as raced in the NASCAR season, at next weekend's United States Grand Prix. The car driven by the NASCAR legend is owned by McLaren CEO Zak Brown as part of his extensive collection of race-winning cars, and Brown made a pre-season bet with Ricciardo. The deal was that, if Ricciardo scored a podium finish in 2021, he'd get a chance to drive the Chevrolet. Ricciardo is a huge fan of Earnhardt, even choosing the number 3 as a tribute to him. Earnhardt died in a crash at Daytona in 2001. In a video shared by McLaren, the founding of the bet was recorded as Brown gifted Ricciardo...
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