"All Americans (are) granted rights (to) peaceful protests", Earnhardt tweeted.
The driver, who is retiring at the end of this season, added a quote from John F. Kennedy that reads "those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable".
"Anybody that won't stand up for the anthem ought to be out of the country", he said.
Indeed, team owner and legendary driver Richard Pettysaid he would go as far as firing anyone on his team who refused to stand for the anthem.
Trump, though, has also tried to make standing during the anthem about respect for the military.
On Monday, NASCAR released a statement in which it said it respects the national anthem and that it's "always been a hallmark of our pre-race events".
Addendum: Perhaps NASCAR's owners figure, as Peter Ingemi wrote this weekend, that their fan base isn't all that keen on having "a bunch of rich athletes talking about how oppressed they are by the country that made them rich". "Thanks to the sacrifices of many, we live in a country of unparalleled freedoms and countless liberties, including the right to peacefully express one's opinion".
Trump tweeted that he was proud of NASCAR after reading these comments.
Richard Childress, the longtime team owner of the legendary driver Dale Earnhardt, was clear about his views on protesting the national anthem.
Trump seemed more supportive of his friend than of the protesters on Monday when he told reporters "I want him to do what he wants to do". "Period", team owner and retired driver Richard Petty said at the ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire.
It was the fourth day in a row that Trump has gone after players who have bent on one knee during the anthem, in a protest of racial injustice, and the National Football League officials and team owners who have shown support in solidarity.
Veteran motorsports owner Chip Ganassi said he agreed with "Mike Tomlin's answer", to the anthem controversy. It's just a big deal for us and to honor America.
NASCAR's decision was in direct contrast to the NFL, NBA, and other stick-and-ball sports who spurred protests both on and off the field Sunday.
Eagles punter Donnie Jones: "When we were going out for the last field goal, I just looked at Jake and said, 'You got this, baby". Manning then connected over the middle to Shepard, who broke a couple of tackles and sprinted all the way for a 21-14 lead.
The LDP and its junior coalition partner Komeito control 323 seats, or more than two-thirds, in the Lower House. But he was given a lower house seat in the southern Kanto bloc through proportional representation.
Speaking at the end of the game, Nigerian coach, Salisu Yusuf said, "We lost to a good team, which is a good lesson for us". Vincent Atinga sent Ezenwa the wrong way from the penalty spot to make the scoreline 2-0 two minutes before the hour mark.
A ban on the use of a poppy during games looks set to be lifted by Federation Internationale de Football Association . However, according to the Mirror, this year the ban has been lifted and teams can wear the poppy without facing the.
Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera noted such a test could mean a nuclear-armed missile flying over Japan. North Korea has threatened to detonate a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean in response to U.S.
For what might have been tabbed as the most unwatchable game of the week, it was actually a good one up in Indianapolis . Cleveland Browns outside linebacker Jamie Collins is unlikely to suit up this week against the Indianapolis Colts .
That review ended two days before the election, and Clinton has blamed Comey's action in part for her loss. "The rest is history". One of the photos taken by Weiner showed him in boxer briefs while his then-four-year-old son lay next to him in bed.
John McCain , R-Ariz., announced in a statement on Friday that he can not support the Graham-Cassidy health care bill . McCain's decision probably will kill the bill and crush the GOP's hopes for repealing the Obama health law this year.
The UK and Ireland historically voted in similar ways on important issues regarding trade and openness, agriculture and tax. In other words, Britain can not have its cake and eat it: Norway-style big benefits can not come at Canada-style low costs.
The Seattle Seahawks released a statement saying that the team will not be on the field for the national anthem on Sunday. A little more than an hour before the game, the players still hadn't decided what they wanted to do.
Almost 35000 flee rumbling Bali volcano
Thousands of Balinese are now living in shelters in town halls and schools, with authorities trucking in tonnes of aid supplies. Mount Agung, with its peak at 3,142 meters above sea-level, is located on Bali, Indonesia's most famous tourist destination.
Winter worries: Heating oil prices will rise
The data was in line with internal data, which gave a daily production rate of 3.845 million bpd. Brent crude for November delivery was up 1 cents at $56.87 a barrel by 0815 GMT (4.15 a.m.
Real Madrid stunned on Cristiano Ronaldo return
A number of looks at goal were unsuccessful for the team's front-line of Ronaldo , Gareth Bale and Isco. The La Liga match between Real Madrid and Real Betis will be broadcast live on beIN Sports.
Confusion Hinders Efforts Amid Puerto Rico Dam Failure Fear
The governor said Maria had claimed the lives of at least 10 people so far and some 15,000 others were being housed in shelters. The operators of the dam reported that the failure was causing flash-flooding downstream, the weather service said.
Kohli Eyes Dhoni's Captaincy Record in Third ODI
Kohli's side have dominated the first two ODIs with Australia's batting collapsing twice when chasing fairly modest totals. Warner, who had got his eye in, hit the first six of the innings as he lofted Chahal flat and hard over long-on.
Berkeley Free Speech Week Canceled
Murray had been included on the list of confirmed speakers due to a clerical error and that organizers had apologized to him. University officials said a request for amplification, required under school rules, was never made.