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Teresa Earnhardt Biography


Born Teresa Houston, daughter of Hal Houston, a sportsman racer in Hickory, N.C. Niece of Tommy Houston, legendary Busch Series driver.  Degree in commercial art and interior designMarried Dale Earnhardt in 1982, seven-time Winston Cup champion.  Partnered with Dale in building Dale Earnhardt, Inc. into one of the most successful enterprises in NASCAR.  Was innovative in trademarking Dale’s image and signature.  Car owner for four Busch Series championships in 1998, 1999, 2004 and 2005.  Car owner for two Craftsman Truck Series championships in 1996 and 1997.  Selected as one of six Mothers of the Year by the National Mother’s Day Committee in 2002.  Mother of Taylor Nicole and stepmother to Kerry, Kelley and Dale Earnhardt Jr.


Source: Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Website http://earnhardtganassi.com/media/index.cfm?cid=20736