Replica No. 3 car unveiled

Updated: April 29, 2010, 3:54 PM ET
Associated Press

MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive a replica of his father's No. 3 Wrangler Chevrolet in the Nationwide Series race at Daytona in July.

The car unveiling was done Thursday at JR Motorsports on what would have been the seven-time NASCAR champion's 59th birthday. He was killed in a 2001 accident at Daytona, and his number has not been used in the Sprint Cup Series since.

Earnhardt Jr. drove the No. 3 twice in 2002 in NASCAR's second-tier series, and Richard Childress, ...

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