Dale Earnhardt Jr. won't drive Philadelphia Eagles car after all

BY Tom Jensen • June 2, 2017

Diehard Washington Redskins fan Dale Earnhardt Jr. is safe: He won’t have a Philadelphia Eagles paint scheme on his No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet at Pocono Raceway after all, according to this tweet from Hendrick Motorsports Friday morning.

https://twitter.com/TeamHendrick/status/870639051694592001

Earnhardt, a lifelong fan who has a Redskins license plate on the front of his pickup truck, had been scheduled to run an All-Pro Teachers Philadelphia Eagles scheme at Pocono, which naturally generated a lot of mostly good-natured ribbing.

https://twitter.com/Axalta/status/849632937096228866

https://twitter.com/Redskins/status/849646643339243525

https://twitter.com/ReciteNews/status/850000370806001665

Now, it looks like Earnhardt can relax.


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