“Everything’s based on funding,” he said. “Right now, the Truck team is definitely priority.”
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“We’ll be in a building mode,” he said. “People don’t realize you don’t have quite the travel that you have during the season, obviously, but you work just as hard—probably more hours during the off-season, building new cars, repairing cars, putting new bodies on cars, things like that.”
“It’s still up in the air, to be quite honest,” Burton said to The Racing Experts. “[We’re] planning on doing Kentucky and Michigan, and maybe a few more before then, maybe not.”
Jimmie Johnson was the most recent to accomplish it in 2007. Jeff Gordon did it three times in the 1990’s. Multiple drivers, such as Petty, Pearson, Allison, Elliott, Waltrip, and Earnhardt, had all done it in the earlier years of the sport.
“You never know what can happen from this. I know Watkins Glen is still open for debate.”
“My wife, family, and health are more important than my ego to race,” says Bodine. “I don’t want an injury to throw all of that away.”