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Dale Earnhardt Jr. joins Twitter after Daytona 500 win

staff reports Published: February 24, 2014
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photo - Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

How Did Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrate his second Daytona 500 victory? He joined Twitter.

Earnhardt Jr. pleased his massive legion of fans not just with a win at Daytona on Sunday night, but by finally getting on the Twitter train. He posted a photo of himself and the Daytona 500 trophy, saying "Tonight seemed like as good a night as any to join Twitter. How is everyone doin?"



Now, NASCAR's most popular driver will likely be the most popular Twitter follow in auto racing. As of Monday morning, he's at 333,000 followers and counting.

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