Sport Dale Earnhardt Jr. drives Redskins players around Richmond Raceway

23:42  08 august  2017
23:42  08 august  2017 Source:   Redskins Wire

Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he’ll be ‘candid and honest’ as NBC Sports NASCAR analyst

  Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he’ll be ‘candid and honest’ as NBC Sports NASCAR analyst When Dale Earnhardt Jr. joins NBC Sports to become a NASCAR analyst next season, his new bosses have one thing they want him to remember: Be yourself. Earnhardt is retiring from racing fulltime at the end of the current Monster Energy Cup Series season. On Monday, he announced that he’ll become a NBC Sports anaylst next year in a yet to-be-defined role but one where he’ll featured on all 20 Cup races the network broadcasts.

Richmond Raceway 님이 NASCAR on NBC님의 게시물을 공유했습니다. Dale Earnhardt Jr : ‘I will devote my heart and soul to this broadcast team and pledge my very best to the millions who watch it.’

Dale Earnhardt Jr . and the No. 88 Mountain Dew team claimed a 13th-place finish in Sunday’s race at Richmond International Raceway . Late in the race, he climbed to as high as fifth thanks to quick work on pit road and gutsy driving by Earnhardt on a flurry of restarts.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. drives Redskins players around Richmond Raceway© Provided by USA Today Sports Media Group LLC Dale Earnhardt Jr. drives Redskins players around Richmond Raceway

It's not an everyday occurrence for the NFL and NASCAR to intersect, however, that's exactly what happened at the Richmond Raceway. Several Redskins players took a break from the rigors of training camp to ride with one of stock car racing's biggest stars in Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

The Kannapolis, North Carolina native, who's a Redskins fan, gave the players an exclusive experience by personally driving them around the race track. Redskins players Will Compton, Josh Norman, Ryan Kerrigan, Kirk Cousins and Morgan Moses, all rode with the two-time Daytona 500 champion.

The members of the Burgundy and Gold who rode around the track with a member of one of the premier racing families in NASCAR used several references from the film "Talladega Nights: The Ballard of Ricky Bobby" to describe their experience. Ironically Earnhardt also appeared in the movie in a brief scene with the film's star Will Ferrell.

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  Why Dale Earnhardt Jr. has racked up so many speeding penalties His car tends to do "all kinds of funky stuff" on pit road.But the No. 88 Chevrolet driver is leading the way in one notable category: pit road speeding penalties.

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Starting center Spencer Long teased Moses on Twitter whether he was able to fit into Earnhardt's number 88 race car. The Redskins visit to the Richmond Raceway was also acknowledged by NASCAR who posted a Tweet about Norman's riding experience.

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Bristol comes up with an ideal retirement gift for Dale Earnhardt Jr. .
A scholarship in Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s name fits with the 88 driver's desire to give back. "I feel like this obligation to turn it around and do something for someone else," he says.General manager Jerry Caldwell announced BMS will present a college scholarship in Earnhardt's name annually to an area high school graduates who is interested in working in automotive technology.

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