Think of this and not the guy in the tub of milk when you think of the Indy 500. (Robert Laberge / Getty Images)

The Indianapolis 500 pre-race promo on ABC was really, truly odd.

It featured a guy taking a bath in a tub filled with milk and, for one, Dale Earnhardt Jr., was uncomfortable and perplexed.

The promo is odd, all right, but it’s still less creepy than those DirecTV ads with the marionettes.

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