Phil & Mel In The Afternoon

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The 2018 NASCAR season begins this weekend with the Daytona 500 on Sunday. It’ll be strange not to hear Dale Earnhardt, Jr.’s name during the driver introductions. Junior has moved into the broadcast booth after retiring from driving last year. However, we will see him the behind the wheel in his new TV commercial for Goodyear.

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The iconic American tire company shines a light on the iconic Earnhardt family in a sixty-second spot that will tug at the heart strings of any NASCAR fan. The inclusion of Jim Croce’s 1973 hit “I Got a Name” only adds to the emotion. As with Super Bowl commercials, you don’t have to wait for Sunday’s race to see the new ad: