NASCAR Dale Earnhardt Jr responds to Bubba Wallace
When 23XI Racing NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace found out that Formula 1 is slated to heat to the streets of Miami, Florida outside Hard Rock Stadium for the first time next year after several years of rumors, speculation, and talks seemingly being shut down, he had an idea.
The date for this brand new event around the 19-turn, 3.36-mile (5.407-kilometer) temporary street circuit outside the home of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins is still up in the air.
He wants lights out for the Miami Grand Prix scheduled for 12:00 p.m. ET, with the green flag at Homestead-Miami Speedway scheduled for 6:30 p.m. ET later that day.
Wallace’s idea to help grow the fanbases of the two very different forms of motorsport seems a bit far-fetched because it is. There are certainly diehard fans who would love to do it, but factoring in traffic and fatigue among other key details included in any given race weekend, it’s not likely something that either series would want to pursue.
On a recent episode of his podcast, The Dale Jr. Download, former Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. responded to Wallace’s idea and detailed why it probably wouldn’t work, despite the fact that it would make a “splash” among those who choose to embrace it.....
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