User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto Racing
Horses
More
Betting Tools

 
Earnhardt follows through, joins Twitter

New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. joked he would join Twitter if he won the Daytona 500.

Advertisement
After winning NASCAR's most prestigious race for the second time Sunday night, he followed through on his promise.

NASCAR's most popular driver tweeted early Monday morning, ''Tonight seemed like as good a night as any to join Twitter. How is everyone doin?'' The tweet had a 2XDaytona500 hashtag and included a photo of Earnhardt with the trophy.

Earnhardt had been reluctant to participate in social media, but JR Motorsports had grabbed the (at)DaleJr Twitter handle for him several years ago in the event he changed his mind.

The account had over 235,000 followers even though he had never sent a tweet before Sunday night's victory.

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2014
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Keselowski locks up spot in Round 2
Keselowski wins Chase Cup opener
NHRA Carolina Nationals washed out
Penske to field V8 Supercar for Ambrose
Kyle Larson adjusts to big-time racing
Harvick wins Nationwide at Chicagoland
Kyle Busch wins Trucks Series race
Jeff Gordon covets elusive 5th title
Edwards, Keselowski fastest in practice
MORE HEADLINES
 
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Daily Fantasy NFL Perfect Lineup Contest