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NASCAR loses its 'greatest driver'

By MIKE HARRIS AP Motorsports Writer Published:

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) _ Dale Earnhardt, the greatest stock car star of his era, was killed in a crash on the last turn of the last lap of Sunday's Daytona 500 as he tried to protect teammate Michael Waltrip's victory. The 49-year-old driver had to be cut from his battered car and was rushed to Halifax Medical Center, where he was pronounced dea

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