Dale Earnhardt Jr. leads NASCAR reactions as one of ‘real independent athletes’ friends, Arrington’s friend runs away

Tragic news hit the NASCAR community recently, as former NASCAR driver Buddy Arrington passed away on August 2. Although he had never won a Cup title in his career, Arrington was still an excellent driver. This was evident by his 103 top 10 hits during his 25-year career in motorsport’s top-of-the-line. When the news broke, Dale Earnhardt Jr. led the tribute to the late driver.

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Arrington is probably best known for being the best independent driver in the Cup series. It’s also worth noting that he often ran Mopar products and many insist the cars he drove were beautiful. Dale Earnhardt Jr. He saidAnd the “One of the true indie sports. Friends were always fun to watch. Like all freelancers of his day, you had to admire the effort and resourcefulness that it took to compete.”

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What else did NASCAR fans say about Buddy Arrington?

Few NASCAR fans had a lot of stories about the 84-year-old and how he raced in the Winston Cup era. According to some, he was known for keeping his workshops clean. Usually, people expect workshops to be a hive of activity with a big mess. However, it is said that under Arrington’s watch, she would be a hive of activity without the chaos.

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Ranor was also that on a few occasions, he would make it off during races. One thing is for sure, Buddy Arrington will be missed in the community. In his first NASCAR Winston Cup race, he broke into eighth place at Jacksonville Speedway. Meanwhile, his best career achievement was third place at Talladega Super Speedway back in 1979 for his Arrington Racing team.

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