The battle for Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s post-retirement services has begun.
And leave it to none other than 16-time NHRA Funny Car champ John Force to be the first to offer Junior a job.
As a Funny Car driver, of course.
Look at the plusses: they both drive for Chevrolet, they both like beer, Junior wouldn’t have to worry about turning left or right (on road courses) any more, he’d be able to stay on the straight and narrow (drag strip, that is) and …
Perhaps the best thing of all, he could ultimately become Force’s replacement as the most popular driver in NHRA drag racing when (or if) Force ever decides to retire himself.
Check out Force’s job offer:
Several current or former Verizon IndyCar Series drivers also took to social media to pay homage to Junior — including another member of the Force family, son-in-law Graham Rahal, who is married to drag racer Courtney Force.