In the heart of Cannon Village in Earnhardt’s hometown of Kannapolis, Dale’s boyhood friends and neighbors celebrate the life and career of this NASCAR legend. At Dale Earnhardt Plaza, the centerpiece attraction is a 9-foot, 900-pound bronze statue of Earnhardt. Also featured is a granite monument contributed by Earnhardt fans from Vermont and New York. Nearby, the Dale Earnhardt Tribute Center in Cannon Village Visitors Center showcases artwork of world-renowned motorsports artist Sam Bass. You’ll see dramatic, larger-than-life murals depicting Earnhardt’s career.