If you thought Dale Jr’s Cup Series career was lackluster, just wait until you see how bad his announcing career will be. While that might seem a little unfair, especially with NASCAR on NBC not even out of the starting blocks yet, there are a lot of things that point to this being the case as time goes on.
Its not that Dale Earnhardt Jr isn’t a popular figure in NASCAR and isn’t capable of entertaining fans with his commentary, but there are a lot of outside factors that are going to hinder Earnhardt’s chances of success on the main network. In fact, adding commentary to each and every race might be the least of Jr’s problems as the NBC’s season wears on.
With that being said and the debut of Dale Jr as a NASCAR commentator upon us, here are five reasons why his stint at NBC is doomed to fail. What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comments below and feel free to tell us if you think we’re wrong or not.