Lifetime Supply Of Memphis Ribs for Dale Jr.?

Toby ChristieSenior Analyst IJanuary 15, 2009

Dale Earnhardt Jr. hasn't competed in a Nationwide race at Memphis since his runner-up finish to Jeff Green in 1999, but that may be getting ready to change.

Apparently, Dale Earnhardt Jr. according to reports loves Memphis ribs so much, he has them FedEx'd to his house, and they can be spotted on his tour of his house on MTV Cribs.

The company that makes his favorite ribs is PIG-N-WHISTLE (The official BBQ of the track), and they have made a deal with Memphis Motorsports Park, to give Dale Jr. a lifetime supply of ribs if Earnhardt competes in the Oct. 24 Nationwide race at Memphis.

No word yet from Earnhardt or JR Motorsports, but this is a storyline to keep an eye on.

This of course is not the first time someone has tried to entice Earnhardt to compete in a race to help sell tickets.

If you recall, Eddie Gossage of Texas Motor Speedway offered Dale Jr. over $500,000 on top of his prize money to compete in an Indy Racing League race at Texas.