Dale Earnhardt Jr. opens up TaxSlayer Bowl by driving onto the field

Dale Earnhardt Jr. revved up the fans in Jacksonville.

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While Georgia and Penn State both possess speed on the football field, neither can compare to the high-octane pace Dale Earnhardt Jr. is used to. 

The NASCAR driver delighted the fans in attendance during the 2016 TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville as he drove his car onto the field for the coin toss. 

TaxSlayer.com is one of Earnhardt’s sponsors — hence the link between the driver and the event. A video was posted on Earnhardt’s Twitter page, giving viewers an inside look from the driver’s perspective as he rode onto the field.

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