The newly-Twitterized Junior said as much Thursday, responding to a fan who asked if a car of Will Power's was included in the collection of wrecked race cars. Power drives in the IndyCar Series.
@SuperManso555 yes. It's just the cockpit hanging in a fork in a tree about 10 feet off the ground. My mom thought it was a bobsled.— Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) February 27, 2014
And then came photo proof:
Power suffered a broken back in the crash at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in 2011. The fiery 15-car pileup in the final IndyCar race of the season claimed the life of Dan Wheldon, who had won the Indianapolis 500 earlier that year.
How did Junior get the car? Well, it's not hard to guess.
Brad Keselowski, the 2012 Sprint Cup Series champion, drives for Team Penske, the same team that Power drives for. Before he moved to Penske in the Cup Series, he drove for Junior's Nationwide Series team.
The car that Juan Pablo Montoya crashed into a jet dryer in during the 2012 Daytona 500 also rests in the car graveyard.
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