Followers that liked seeing Dale Earnhardt Jr. behind the wheel at Richmond Raceway in September for his one-off NASCAR race in 2021 will not need to wait a complete year to see him complete once again.

Although 47-year-old Earnhardt relinquished full time NASCAR auto racing at the end of the 2017 Mug Collection period, he's been going back to the track for one second-tier Xfinity Collection race each period with his group, JR Motorsports.

As well as Tuesday in the current episode of his podcast, The Dale Jr. Download and install , Earnhardt introduced he'll complete in the Xfinity race at Martinsville Speedway in April, and also he'll be back behind the wheel of the No. 88 Chevrolet for his only yearly occasion.

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"I like brief tracks. When it boils down to it, brief track auto racing is what I like to do," Earnhardt claimed in a launch. "Races at Martinsville are constantly a blast, so I'm actually thrilled regarding this possibility. Unilever has actually been a wonderful companion, and also I'm appreciative to them for permitting me to go race at Martinsville. I'm going to obtain in there in the thick of it as well as have some enjoyable."

Followers will certainly likewise have the ability to choose Earnhardt's paint system in the race. There are 3 choices for the appearance with Hellmann's as the key enroller, as well as per JR Motorsports, the ballot will certainly go through November 17.

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Hellmanns No. 88 paint system!

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Because relinquishing permanent auto racing, this will certainly be Dale Jr.'s 5th Xfinity race. He completed 4th at Richmond in 2018, 5th at both Darlington Raceway in 2019 and also Homestead-Miami Speedway in 2020 as well as 14th at Richmond in September.

Prior to his Richmond race this year, Earnhardt discussed he had his views established on Martinsville for his one 2022 race, yet in between enroller needs as well as intending to stay clear of completing in a playoff race, he had not been certain if it would certainly occur.

Yet plainly, points have actually exercised for the 15-time most preferred motorist to go back to among his favored tracks.


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