ESPN To Air Dale Earnhardt Documentary Sunday Ahead Of Daytona 500

Courtesy: ESPN

ESPN will celebrate the life and legacy of a racing legend Sunday ahead of the Daytona 500.

The network will air its new E60 presentation Intimidator: The Lasting Legacy of Dale Earnhardt at noon ET. The program examines Earnhardt’s legacy, as the title suggests, including the impact that his death at the 2001 Daytona 500 had one safety innovations in NASCAR’s vehicles.

Reporter Ryan McGee — who cohosts Marty and McGeee with Marty Smith — will present the story. Over the course of the story, McGee interviewed figures, such as Jimmie Johnson, Ryan Newman, and Steve Phelps among others for the presentation. Excerpts from the program will air on ESPN throughout the week on SportsCenter.

Additionally, McGree will make a special appearance on the ESPN Daily Podcast Friday. The special presentation will air subsequently on ESPN’s networks multiple times after its initial airing, for those who might not be able to catch the documentary Sunday.

Intimidator: The Lasting Legacy was co-produced by Scott Cikowski, Jason Kostura, and John Minton.

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