37-year-old Dale Earnhardt Jr. had never thought about his family history much further back than his grandfather, Ralph Earnhardt. Earnhardt Jr. said he "never really cared" about his great-grandfather and beyond, even when friends suggested he learn more about his family tree. But about six months ago, Earnhardt Jr. started working on his family's history with the help of a genealogist – and he's glad he did.
"We don't have enough time in the day to be talking about how much fun I've had working on my family tree," he told reporters Friday at Kansas Speedway.
You can read more in an article by Jeff Gluck in the SB Nation web site at http://goo.gl/FO3kf.
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