Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins Daytona 500, joins Twitter

Posted Feb 24, 2014

As promised, Dale Earnhardt Jr. joined Twitter after if he won the Daytona 500. Earnhardt Jr. won the Daytona 500 on Sunday night and joined Twitter immediately after.

“Tonight seemed like as good a night as any to join Twitter. How is everyone doin? #2XDaytona500Champ” said the tweet:

Earnhardt Jr. was not interested in participating in social media, but Junior Motorsports grabbed the @DaleJr Twitter username a few years ago if he changed his mind. The account now has around 319,000 followers.