FONTANA, Calif. - When the command is given for drivers to start their engines on Sunday, it will be Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s 600th time doing so.
The driver took his first NASCAR Cup Series green flag at Charlotte Motor Speedway in 1999 and has since claimed 26 career Cup wins, 148 top-five finishes and 252 top-10s.
Earnhardt’s 600th start – which comes during his 18th full-time Cup season – will be commemorated with a special decal aboard the No. 88 Axalta Chevrolet SS this weekend at Fontana.
The decals will be located on both B-posts and the front of the hood of Earnhardt’s car.
Check out the photo of the special decal above.