During an appearance on Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, he said: "I'm obviously pretty open-minded as a driver.I've raced sports cars, I've raced in Indy Car obviously, I've raced rally cars in Europe and I'm open to any kind of racing.
He was a 2017 NASCAR Hall of Fame nominee.() Entry List for the AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway is posted, 41 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed, including: #21-Blaney*, #30-Wise*, #32-Joey Gase, #55-Sorenson*, #83-Di Benedetto, #93-Ryan Ellis*, #95-Mc Dowell, #98-Whitt*.Mc Dowell entered the race having dealt with pneumonia and strep throat according to NBC Sports' Mike Massaro.Allmendinger, driver of the #47 Chevrolet for JTG-Daugherty Racing, was treated for overheating but was quickly released from the medical center."We felt we were headed to a quick resolution and then we were presented with completely different circumstances and we were focused on making sure we got it right."(Motorsport)() Dale Jr. met with members of the media Sunday: Q: In your conversations with sponsors have you start committing to things for next year? "My intentions are to race and that is the plan that we have going forward so we are booking things as normal per usual.
We are doing all our photoshoots and everything with anticipation of our sponsors marketing me as the driver of the #88 car. Those types of things have to be decided quite early.
A few notes: Austin Dillon will drive the RCR #2; Brandon Hightower returns to the #13; Clint King will drive the #15; Matt Tifft is in the JGR #18; Corey La Joie will drive the JGL#24; Austin Teriault is in the RWR #25; The Obaika #77 & #97 are TBA.() See the complete list on the Texas entry list page.