Teresa sued over Kerry’s use of the Earnhardt name and filed an appeal in federal court over a U. Patent and Trademark Office ruling that denied her challenge to the "Earnhardt Collection" trademark.
Though Dale Earnhardt was known as a hard-nosed competitor and “The Intimidator,” he was known away from the track for having a big heart.
Until he died, and until Teresa inherited his fortune.
There were two things Earnhardt cared about more than anything — racing and his family.
hired his sister, Kelley, to run the operation and has hired many of his own family members — just as his father did.
Kerry did not enjoy the same success in racing, but is using the Earnhardt name to build a successful business — just as his father would have wanted.
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