NASCAR community remembers boxing legend Muhammad Ali
“The Greatest” is the most succinct and definitive description of a truly transcendent athlete, one few in any sport could lay claim to without debate.
In every senses of the word, Muhammad Ali was The Greatest – the best heavyweight fighter of all-time and a game-changer for the sport of boxing.
Controversial, bombastic, cocky, political, outrageous, bold, and above all else supremely talented, Ali was like no other fighter that came before him or after.
Today, the NASCAR community joins with the rest of the world in celebrating the life of The Greatest, who died Friday night at the age of 74. RIP, champ.
Ali-Don’t count the days; make the days count.
— Jimmie Johnson (@JimmieJohnson) June 4, 2016
— Kurt Busch (@KurtBusch) June 4, 2016
Sad to see the passing of Mohammed Ali..My Thoughts are with the family.. My father was a big fan and I remember watching boxing with my dad
— Greg Biffle (@gbiffle) June 4, 2016
Muhammad Ali was larger than life. One of the greatest personalities in sports ever. RIP champ. Float like an angel now.
— Brian Scott (@bscottracing) June 4, 2016
I would have loved to watch him fight in person. #RIPMuhammadAli
— David Ragan (@DavidRagan) June 4, 2016
Good Morning America, twitterville, race fans, I was sad to hear about "The Greatest of All Time" @MuhammadAli passing last night, RIP Champ
— Darrell Waltrip (@AllWaltrip) June 4, 2016
'I'm so bad I make medicine sick'
Loved growing up watching him. #RIPMuhammadAli
— Michael Waltrip (@MW55) June 4, 2016
FOR ME! #MuhammadAli gave "Quotes" that will last a life time. I ran around as a child saying "Fly like a butterfly sting like a bee".
— Kenny Wallace (@Kenny_Wallace) June 4, 2016
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— Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) June 4, 2016
When you saw #Ali you didn't see color you didn't see religion you saw a gentle man who was a strong fighter,a Champion you could believe in
— Chris Myers (@The_ChrisMyers) June 4, 2016
— Jeff Gordon (@JeffGordonWeb) June 4, 2016