A Father, a Son, and Stock Car Racing – See How Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Overcame His Fears and Achieved Greatness With Family.

Second-generation NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a powerful reflection on relationships and goals in this letter to himself: from a deep bond with his mother to the fear of living in his father’s shadow that motivated him to truly connect with the legendary champion driver.

If you could go back to a younger you and offer advice or preparation for the future, what would you say? CBS asks this question of some big names, artists, actors, celebrities, athletes. And what second-generation NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. has to say is a powerful reflection on relationships and goals. A distant relationship with his mother belied a deep bond to come, and fear of living in his father’s shadow was motivation to truly connect with the legendary champion driver. See his full letter in the clip below.