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Dale Jr. shares classic photo of young Dale Sr. on Instagram

Dale Earnhardt at speed. NASCAR Global Crossing at the Glen, Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen,NY,USA 13 August,2000

Dale Earnhardt at speed. NASCAR Global Crossing at the Glen, Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen,NY,USA 13 August,2000

This weekend's race at Talladega Superspeedway marks the 15-year anniversary of the late Dale Earnhardt's memorable 76th and final top series NASCAR win.

On Wednesday, Dale Earnhardt Jr. shared a vintage photo on Instagram of his father from, well . . . a really long time ago.

We bet you've never seen this. It's classic "Big E" -- but long before most of the racing world knew him.

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My sister sent me a couple pictures of our old man. Here's one of my favorites.

A photo posted by Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@dalejr) on