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Earnhardt in December 1991

Dale Earnhardt, winner of the 1991 Winston Cup as the top stock car driver in the United States, sits atop his racing car outside the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, Friday, Dec. 6, 1991. Earnhardt is in town to receive a million dollar bonus for winning his second consecutive championship, his fifth overall.JUSTIN SUTCLIFFE, ASSOCIATED PRESS