WATCH: Redskins fan Dale Earnhardt Jr. goes one-on-one with Josh Norman
NASCAR's most popular driver also took Kirk Cousins and Norman for a spin at Richmond
After nearly being forced to drive a Washington Redskins., Dale Earnhardt Jr. is finally getting a chance to spend time with his favorite team, the
Earnhardt, for his part, felt like a kid meeting his football heroes.
The Redskins of course have strong ties to NASCAR, with former coach Joe Gibbs owning his own successful team. While Junior is not a part of Joe Gibbs Racing, notable drivers on the team include Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Daniel Suarez and Matt Kenseth.
All the action comes on the Aug. 8, which on the calendar reads 8/8. Junior has driven both the No. 8 and No. 88 cars in his NASCAR career. Earlier Tuesday, Richmond mayor Levar Stoney proclaimed the date as "Dale Earnhardt Jr. Day."
Here is a full video recap of the experience that the Washington Redskins posted to their Twitter account:
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