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CONCORD, N.C. -- Could Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Dirty Mo Acres someday become NASCAR's version of Graceland?

Earnhardt, speaking Tuesday at an event to promote Elvis Presley's favorite car being displayed at Charlotte Motor Speedway's AutoFair, said he's open to the idea of fans someday visiting his North Carolina property which includes an old Western town.

The "town" known as Whisky River – which shares a name with an Earnhardt-owned bar – is "something I'm pretty proud of," he said. It features a bank, saloon, hotel and various other buildings built by Earnhardt for his friends to enjoy.

"Yeah, I mean if people want to come take a look at it down the road, I'm sure that would be a pretty cool thing to do," he said. "I don't think I'll live (at Dirty Mo Acres) forever. Eventually, especially as my income changes, I'll be downsizing and changing my way of life. But that's probably, hopefully, several years down the road."

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Earnhardt has visited Graceland and its extensive car collection, which has featured Presley's black 1973 Stutz Blackhawk III. The car was the King's daily ride and one he drove just an hour and a half before his death in the early hours of Aug. 16, 1977.

The car will be displayed April 3-6 at the AutoFair, marking the furthest it's been from Graceland. Earnhardt drove it around the track Tuesday during the event.

The car is preserved – not restored – and Earnhardt is one of the few people to ever drive the vehicle aside from Presley.

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"They haven't really touched the interior of the car since he drove it," he said. "Knowing how big of an entertainer he was and how much he meant to so many people, it really meant a lot to me to be able to drive that car today."

Earnhardt is a major Elvis fan who has an "Elvis Room" in his home -- filled with memorabilia -- and a collection of roughly 200 Elvis records. The driver's favorite Elvis song is Promised Land, ​he said.

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