IndyCar qualifying draws some NASCAR stars to watch, including Dale Jr.


The NASCAR fraternity races at Pocono Raceway twice a year. But with tonight’s Irwin Tools Night Race not until later this evening, some of the Sprint Cup field has taken the opportunity to watch qualifying from Pocono for the Verizon IndyCar Series.

Included among them? One Dale Earnhardt Jr., who then wound up in a GIF-off with the @IndyCar Twitter account.

Upon seeing the “Amish” beard currently sported by James Hinchcliffe – who is sidelined until the end of this season after his accident at Indianapolis, Earnhardt Jr. had this to say:

And as to whether Dale Jr. would entertain driving an IndyCar, as hinted at above? See his exchange below with fellow Chevrolet driver Josef Newgarden. Graham Rahal, Dario Franchitti and IMS President Doug Boles also chimed in.

But Dale Jr. wasn’t alone. Brad Keselowski also chimed in: