Dale Earnhardt Jr. is getting again behind the wheel to pay the payments.
The retired NASCAR star will likely be competing in Friday night time’s NASCAR Xfinity collection race in Richmond, Va., for his crew, JR Motorsports, with a purpose to fulfill sponsorship contracts with Unilever and Hellman’s that mentioned he’d compete in a single occasion this yr.
Earnhardt, who thinks he suffered 20 to 25 concussions throughout his profession, hasn’t raced for the reason that 2017 NASCAR Dash Cup season finale in Homestead, Fla., final November.
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The 43-year-old mentioned that he selected Richmond as a result of he likes the observe, which was the positioning of his final Xfinity win in 2016, and since qualifying and racing happen on at some point. He’ll be dusting off his previous quantity 88 for the automotive.
Earnhardt admitted on Twitter to being nervous and revealed that he lately held a observe session at Hickory Motor Speedway in a late mannequin inventory automotive to get again within the groove.
And it’s attainable he’ll want to remain there. Whereas this can be a one-off look, Earnhardt mentioned he may do it once more if it means more cash to fund the crew’s different 4 vehicles.
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