Originally posted on Rubbings Racing  |  Last updated 4/10/12

CONCORD, NC - JANUARY 20: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet looks on during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway, held at Hendrick Motorsports, on January 20, 2010 in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images)
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s car on the White House lawn. Photo Credit: NASCAR By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical I bet when you think of NASCAR you think of a sport that is uber patriotic — Well April 9th the sport kicked things into another gear. As many families were participating in the 134th annual Easter Egg Roll event at the White House, they couldn’t help but notice a sleak red-white-and-blue painted No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet Impala on the lawn at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NASCAR as it turns out was on hand to announce it’s brand new summer program, “NASCAR Unites – An American Salute.” This new initiative is designed to unite the sport and it’s fans to celebrate America and support military families. “The entire NASCAR community has a long history of recognizing the efforts of the men and women who serve in our country’s military,” said NASCAR President Mike Helton in a press release. “With this effort, we continue to rally the NASCAR industry to collectively exp
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