Dale Earnhardt Jr. Loves The New Look Of His No. 88 Car

Hendrick Motorsports No. 88 Chevrolet is getting a new NASCAR driver behind the wheel this season and a new look to go with it.

Following Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s retirement at the end of the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series season, the 15-time most popular driver turned over the metaphorical keys to newcomer Alex Bowman for 2018.

Still backed by Nationwide, the No. 88 is getting a redesigned paint scheme, and even though he’s not behind the wheel anymore, Earnhardt still loves it.

Do we need to give you any more #MondayMotivation than this picture? So excited for this season with @AlexBRacing. #NW88Alex pic.twitter.com/XJNCzlLu71

— Nationwide 88 (@nationwide88) January 8, 2018

This car gets better looking each time I see it. 👌🏼 https://t.co/BXsoJAcpvY

— Ralph Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) January 9, 2018

We have a case of the Sunday blues with no racing until the #Daytona500. We can not wait to see this car on the track! #NW88Alex pic.twitter.com/OGRsCN3ERm

— Nationwide 88 (@nationwide88) January 7, 2018

Along with two new drivers – William Byron is replacing Kasey Kahne this season – HMS is switching from the Chevrolet SS to the Camaro.

(Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

Additionally, when Earnhardt was driving, the 88 on the side of the car was angled forward, but it is now tilted slightly backward, matching the other three Hendrick cars.

The 2018 NASCAR Cup Series season starts with the Daytona 500 in February.

Source : http://ftw.usatoday.com/2018/01/dale-earnhardt-jr-nascar-retire-88-chevrolet-alex-bowman-new-paint-scheme-hendrick-motorsports-photos

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