Saturday, February 19, 2011

The Stratosphere in Las Vegas dimmed its lights last night (Friday 2/18) in tribute to Dale Earnhardt.  Click on photo to see larger.

Here is the original press release about the tribute to Dale Earnhardt:

The Stratosphere Tower to Dim Lights in Honor of NASCAR® Seven-Time Champion Dale Earnhardt

February 18, 2011 is the 10th anniversary of Racing Legend’s Death

February 10, 2011 – Las Vegas, Nev. – The Stratosphere Tower, the most recognizable icon on the Las Vegas Strip will dim the lights on its tower for the second year to honor racing legend Dale Earnhardt. The Stratosphere Tower will turn off its lights at 9:00 pm local time, February 18, 2011, and will remain dark for 10 minutes as a tribute to the 10th Anniversary of Earnhardt’s death. Also during this time the property’s marquee will play a tribute to Dale Earnhardt for three minutes to honor the legendary car number 3.