In the heart of his hometown in Downtown Kannapolis, Dale Earnhardt’s friends, neighbors and fans celebrate the life and career of this NASCAR legend. At the Dale Earnhardt Plaza, the centerpiece attraction is a nine-foot, 900-pound bronze statue of Earnhardt. Also featured is a granite monument contributed by Earnhardt fans from Vermont and New York. The Dale Earnhardt Tribute Plaza is one stop along The Dale Trail, a self-guided tour featuring other locations that are significant to Earnhardt's legacy.