Fans Go Berserk as Hip-Hip Icon Drake Shows His Love for NASCAR Legend Dale Earnhardt

Published 03/14/2023, 6:43 AM EDT

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Petition to keep this trend going! In a recent Twitter post shared by Sports Business Journal reporter Adam Stern, Canadian rapper Drake is seen sporting a red, white, and black Dale Earnhardt jacket. And this fashion choice by the hip-hop star certainly garnered a lot of attention from NASCAR fans.

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Drake shared his vintage Dale Earnhardt leather jacket look on his Instagram story on March 12, 2023. And as soon as Stern reposted the look, NASCAR fans across the globe huddled in the comment section to share their views. And let’s just say a few users were ecstatic to finally see one of the coolest Hip-Hop music icons in on the whole NASCAR streetwear trend.

NASCAR fans see this as a huge money-making opportunity

Clearly, many Twitter users were excited to see the hip-hop star sporting the NASCAR street-wear merchandise. However, surprised by why the governing body has not taken an initiative to capitalize on the streetwear yet, some of them shared their suggestions in the comments.

 

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When a NASCAR Great ripped Drake

This isn’t the first time that the NASCAR world has crossed paths with Drake. As reported by USA Today, back in 2015, NASCAR Hall of Famer Mark Martin made it to the headlines for calling the rapper ‘soft like tissue.’ Martin, who has been a devout Gucci Mane fan, said this publically on Twitter.

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After Gucci Mane’s imprisonment, a Twitter user suggested Martin should choose Drake as his new favorite rapper. But it seemed like the former NASCAR driver could not even fathom it. He wrote,

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Well, even though Drake and the NASCAR world do not have many good memories together, it seems that it is a good time to turn it all around. Maybe after Drake’s influence, NASCAR could finally tap its streetwear market, and maybe Drake could be the face for it!

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Devyani Sharma

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Devyani Sharma is a NASCAR Author at EssentiallySports. Having completed her postgrad in English Literature, she has worked as a content writer for a while now. With over three years of experience in the field and hundreds of articles published on the web, Devyani has now associated with EssentiallySports to start her journey in the world of sports journalism.
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Ranvijay Singh

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