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NASCAR trolls Dale Jr. brilliantly after Christopher Bell makes comment

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. recently confirmed that he will return to NASCAR for another start at Bristol Motor Speedway in September

Since 2001, he has competed in at least one Xfinity Series race per year, notably continuing to compete in the series after retiring from full-time Cup Series competition in 2017.

Last season he competed in two races for the first time since his retirement, one at Homestead-Miami Speedway and the other at Bristol.

In an episode of him Download Dale Jr On his podcast on Dirty Mo Media, Earnhardt discussed his belief that NASCAR should not play a large role in drivers making certain career starts until a certain threshold (400 to 500 starts) is reached.

He specifically referenced the recent post about Joe Gibbs Racing's Christopher Bell, who celebrated his 150th career start at the Circuit of the Americas two weekends ago, noting that just over four years of racing “aren't worth a damn tweet.”

His wife, Amy, somewhat disagreed with his stance, noting that it wasn't like NASCAR Bell was putting on a parade; They are simply making his fans aware that he has reached a milestone in his career.

Obviously the NASCAR Twitter admin is a big deal Download Dale Jr fan when a tweet was sent out on Wednesday afternoon referencing Earnhardt's “historic” 147th career start in the Xfinity Series this September, in an epic attempt to troll the 15-time Most Popular Driver Award winner.

Dale Jr. definitely appreciated it.

Of course, the only real significance in 147 career starts is the fact that they are apparently actually “worth a damn tweet.”

And for the record, these starts date back to 1996, far more than just four years of racing. Start planning the parade!

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Earnhardt will drive the No. 88 Chevrolet for his JR Motorsports team in the Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday, September 20, sponsored by Unilever's Hellmann's brand. This race is the regular season finale of the Xfinity Series.