Jawsfor his aggressiveness and outspoken ways, he was NASCAR champion three times, in 1981, 1982, and 1985. After his retirement, Waltrip became a television broadcaster.
See his autobiography, DW: A Life Going Around in Circles (with J. Gurss, 2004).
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