Dale Earnhardt Jr. Takes Epic Replica For Spin Around Charlotte Oval

This thing is awesome

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Ready for the best thing you’ll see all day, NASCAR fans?

Dale Earnhardt Jr. recently completed the restoration of an old Chevrolet Nova that now resembles the iconic No. 8 Goodwrench Chevy Lumina his father, Dale Earnhardt Sr., once drove in the Cup Series. Earnhardt, who has been working on the project since 2019, took the ride for a spin Monday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Check out the sights and sounds, which should make NASCAR diehards feel some sort of way:

And here’s a side-by-side comparison:

Yeah, Junior did a great job.

Earnhardt plans to use the replica the pace car before the May 8 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Darlington Raceway. We can’t wait.

Thumbnail photo via John David Mercer/USA TODAY Sports Images

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