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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Reveals NASCAR Idea: Fans React

SpongeBob SquarePants 400

KANSAS CITY, KS - MAY 09: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, stands with his girlfriend Amy Reimann during the national anthem ahead of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 9, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. reveals he had a cool idea for a NASCAR-themed television show.

The legendary NASCAR driver turned analyst for NBC revealed the idea for his show on Twitter. 

Dale Jr. wanted to go back and watch classic old races, going over the history of the sport with the fans.

"I pitched this EXACT idea to NBC 2 years ago," Dale Jr. tweeted this weekend. 

Why didn't it happen?

NASCAR fans are desperate for it to happen.

"Make this happen...we need more on air content bridging the gap from the Legends of the past to the stars of today. Get Harry Gant to host...still has that made for TV look!" one fan tweeted.

"When Dale and Jeff were watching the 2001 Pepsi 400 on NBC I was glued to my TV. I felt 16 years old again. I knew how it ended but I wanted to relive every moment. I cried that night like I cried in 2001. We need more of this," another fan tweeted.

"I loved watching you guys react to races last year at Talladega and Daytona... That was some of the best NASCAR TV content I've ever seen," another fan added.

A closeup of Dale Earnhardt Jr.

TALLADEGA, AL - OCTOBER 15: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Mountain Dew Chevrolet, prepares to drive during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Alabama 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 15, 2017 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Make it happen, NBC.