Thanks to Dale Earnhardt Jr., RG3 will be at Richmond International Raceway

Dale Earnhardt Jr. came up with the idea last month. Today, Richmond International Raceway annouced that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will be driving the pace car before the Toyota Owners 400 on Sunday.

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Last month, Dale Earnhardt Jr. had an idea to bring RG3 to RIR. 

Today, Richmond International Raceway annouced that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will be driving the pace car before Saturday's Toyota Owners 400.

In addition to leading the field to green, Griffin will get a garage tour from legendary Washington Redskins Coach and NASCAR team owner Joe Gibbs. 

Junior - a noted Redskins fan - is pumped.

So is RG3. 

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