A few days ago Texas Motor Speedway promoter Eddie Gossage decided it might be a good idea to offer $100,000 to the most popular N-Word driver to come on down and race hisself an IndyCar. Well, Dale Junior has declined, albeit hilariously.
"Well, he thinks I'm a cheap date, I guess,'' NASCAR's most popular driver said before Friday's Sprint Cup qualifying at Richmond International Raceway.And so somewhere Gossage is sitting down with his team, muttering “Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to Texas Motor Speedway. I have gathered here before me the world's deadliest promoters, and yet, each of you has failed to convince Dale Earnhardt Jr to race an IndyCar here. That makes me angry, and when Eddie Gossage gets angry, Mr. Bigglesworth gets upset, and when Mr. Bigglesworth gets upset...people DIE!”
"He's kind of like Austin Powers' Dr. Evil," Earnhardt said of the fictional character in a series of comedy movies. "His first estimate of holding the world ransom [for $1 million] was a little underfigured."
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