Drivers remember late country music legend Merle Haggard
Country music legend Merle Haggard passed away on Wednesday at the age of 79.
After hearing the news, many in the NASCAR community took to Twitter to remember the man known for hits like "Okie From Muskogee" and "Mama Tried."
Losing makes me sorry, you say "Honey, now don't worry." #RIPMerle— Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) April 6, 2016
Thank you for sharing. Legends right there. https://t.co/utDK1cFWoz— Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) April 7, 2016
Pledge allegiance to the Hag. Guy was a legend, if you don't know his story... Look it up! #ripMerleHaggard— Chase Elliott (@chaseelliott) April 6, 2016
Gonna be a helluva show tonight as another legend moves upstairs to reunite with some of his old friends. RIP Merle Haggard. #legend— Clint Bowyer (@ClintBowyer) April 6, 2016
I'm an old school country music fan, @merlehaggard passed away today on his 79th birthday,go rest high on that mountain Merle, RIP my friend— Darrell Waltrip (@AllWaltrip) April 6, 2016