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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Might Be Finding Out Green Is An Unlucky Color

Call it a superstition, or call it a phobia, but logically speaking it’s only a color which has no mind of its own, nor does it have a way of predicting its own outcome. Whoever or wherever it originated from is still one of the great unknown secrets around the motorsports community, which to most race fans they could care less just as long as it doesn’t affect their driver. A green painted race car at one time was deemed unlucky, with the legend dating back to 1920 when Gaston Chevrolet crashed his green Frontenac into the Duesenberg of Eddie O’Donnell, killing both drivers along with O’Donnell’s mechanic during a race in Beverly Hills, California. Ever since that tragic accident, throughout the years many of ...

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