Dale Earnhardt Jr Has Forgiven Jimmie Johnson

Published on 8-May-2017 by Raoul Duke

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Dale Earnhardt Jr Has Forgiven Jimmie Johnson

Things can get pretty nasty sometimes in NASCAR.

With automobiles traveling at ridiculously high speeds and competition fierce, there's always potential for hijinks.

Even from a trusted teammate.

Dale Earnhardt Jr and Jimmie Johnson recently made some unscheduled contact on the track at Richmond International Raceway.

Well, at least the apology seemed sincere.

This was obviously what we would call incidental contact, as Johnson appeared to encounter a sizable blind spot.

However, that's no way to treat a modern day folk hero who has just kicked off his goodwill retirement tour.

Because Earnhardt is so darn affable, it's all good with his teammate.

Johnson was certainly bringing the funny afterwards.

Others were not as amused.

And then there's this mental patient:

Johnson likes to engage the riff-raff, so he replied in kind:

At least things remain positive at Hendrick Motorsports between these two dudes.

There's a lot of love in this room.