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NASCAR Fans Deliver Their Verdict on Kyle Busch-Dale Earnhardt Comparisons

Published 09/14/2022, 10:00 AM EDT

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Ever since Kyle Busch announced his future with Richard Childress Racing, all kinds of assumptions and thoughts have emerged. But the most interesting one, started by none other than the boss himself, is the comparison between him and Dale Earnhardt.

The fans are quite mixed, though.

Sure, they have both won Cup Series Championships, and both of them are big racing personalities. One of them has already raced and won in an RCR car, and the other is on his way to doing the same. But that’s where the similarities end. However, the boss brought up one more thing that he claims to see in both their eyes and trumps everything else. And that is the hunger to win.


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Of course, the fans had some things to say about this.

Well, the reactions sure are all against the comparison. Some are more extreme than others, of course. But this sure is a very curious comparison. However, we can see why some people would compare the two. They both have a fairly similar driving style in the sense that they are both quite aggressive behind the wheel. And both of them possess some incredible car control and handling.


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But one thing we know for certain is that he isn’t driving Dale Sr.’s car. And Junior doesn’t seem to be very thrilled by the idea of Busch driving his dad’s car.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wants some changes before Kyle Busch drives his father’s car

Well to be more precise, Dale Jr. doesn’t exactly have an issue with Busch driving the seven-time cup series champion’s car. But he needs some changes before that happens.


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He said, “I wish they could retire the current stylized font, then make an entirely new font/design. Then by all means,”. But what change does he exactly want?


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Well, he wants RCR to go back to the way the #3 car looked back in the day, “I wanna go back to when you saw that number on a licence plate or anywhere, and you KNEW they were 100% Earnhardt Sr.”


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Hetul Katyal

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Hetul Katyal is a NASCAR and F1 Writer at Essentially Sports. Currently pursuing his degree in Journalism from Delhi College of Arts and Commerce. When the Stock Cars rev up, you can find him cheering Chase Elliott and Kyle Busch, in hopes of seeing one of them drive to the Victory Lane.

Edited By: Nizamul Haque Bhuyan