|Earnhardt Jr. finally gets up to speed by joining social media|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Stock car racing isnít always on the edge of modern technology, which may explain why Dale Earnhardt Jr. only recently joined Twitter.
Itís a sport that didnít turn to unleaded fuel until 2008, and it didnít switch to fuel injection systems until 2012 although no U.S. automaker has used carburetors in more than 25 years.
Earnhardt joined social media the day after winning the season-opening Daytona 500. So far heís posted 188 tweets, including many self-photos.
And in one week he already has more than 570,000 followers.
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