She was first spotted with Junior at a June 2004 race in Dover, and was believed to be spotted again during Speedweeks in Daytona in 2006, though she has also been linked to Adrian Grenier, star of HBO’s Entourage. Teresa has never dated hockey player, Zach Parise, nor have they ever met.In 2004, Junior had what was perhaps his most public, if short-lived, relationship, when he began dating 19-year-old Kortnie Coles while being followed by a reality television crew for the FX show NASCAR Drivers: 360.Miller met Earnhardt when he took her for a spin around Daytona Speedway as part of a feature for the 2003 swimsuit issue.
Coles is currently a pre-school teacher in Houston, Texas.
In 2003, Junior was romantically linked with Leeann Tweeden, a former Playmate, Frederick’s of Hollywood model, and television host.
They started dating in early July, but the relationship was "nothing serious". Recently in a gossip mag, there was an article stating he was getting ready to pop the question to former girlfriend Emily Maynard, but the article had numerous errors. His many loves have been the subject of endless speculation in the pits and on internet message boards, but the 33-year-old bachelor shows no signs of settling down any time soon.
Also recently, there was an article stating that Dale and Kelly Clarkson were being hooked up. Junior has been linked with Emily Maynard, 21, the girlfriend of the late Ricky Hendrick.
also dated rapper and singer Lisa Lopes, member of R&B and hip hop group TLC, for a short time before her death in April 2002.
Earnhardt paid tribute to Lopes after her death by painting a stripe next to the left headlight decal on his #8 car for the Pontiac Excitement 400 at Richmond International Raceway.
From 2002-2003, Junior dated Sports Illustrated model Marisa Miller.
The California native was discovered surfing in Santa Barbara in 2001 by the famous photographer Mario Testino, and she quickly gained supermodel status, appearing in the famous Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue later that same year.
A native of Manassas, Virginia, Tweeden has also been linked to NASCAR driver Jamie Mc Murray, surfer Shane Dorian, baseball players Josh Beckett and Scott Erickson, and road-racer Ben Bostrom.