SONOMA — Former NASCAR Cup array motorist Carl Edwards returned to a circuit Saturday during Sonoma Raceway to perform a sponsorship obligation, giving divided a Toyota Tundra to a fan from Ohio.
And he done it unequivocally transparent what his racing report looks like right now.
“No plans. we don’t have any arrange of plans, not right now,” Edwards said.
He also reiterated his feelings about not carrying anything on a horizon: “It’s been a prolonged time given we haven’t had such a unequivocally set schedule. It’s only good to be means to breathe a small bit.”
Edwards, who late unexpected in January, pronounced he’s enjoying his time off, carrying spent a past month on his plantation in New Holland, Missouri. He done it transparent that he misses racing during Sonoma Raceway.
“Of all a marks to come visit, this is a toughest one for me. we truly adore this place. It’s so most fun to expostulate here,” Edwards said.
Edwards won a competition here in 2015, recording 4 tip fives and 9 tip 10s in 12 races. He admits that he misses some of a people around a Monster Energy Cup Series, though is blissful he was means to travel divided when he wanted to.
“The event to be means to step divided when we felt like we wanted to — we consider Dale (Earnhardt) Jr. put it best when he pronounced ‘on his terms’ — to be means to do that is only a blessing,” Edwards said.
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The former motorist of a No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota doesn’t have any skeleton to lapse to a series, though knows what he’d do if he wanted to start a process.
“I haven’t talked to anyone. we haven’t even deliberate entrance back. Not right now,” he said. “I consider it’s flattering transparent that if we feel like we wanted to do something, we would do it. But like we pronounced in January, we would speak to manager (team owners Joe Gibbs) first. And we haven’t had any conversations with him.”
Edwards did contend he sent Gibbs a note recently thanking him for a event to race, though it didn’t have anything to do with returning to racing. He mentioned he’s roving some-more and looking to see things in a Northern Hemisphere in a summer to places he wouldn’t be means to see if he was on a set schedule.
In terms of racing outward of NASCAR, Edwards mentioned he has oral with Global RallyCross motorist Steve Arpin “quite a bit”.
“The Global RallyCross things looks unequivocally neat … that’s something that, when I’m prepared to expostulate again, that would be something that would be unequivocally fun to only go and take it to a exam or something like that,” Edwards said. “I like shifting cars around laterally and tons of horsepower, that’s what creates this place (Sonoma Raceway) so most fun.”
But again, a “no skeleton … right now” plan is operative only excellent for Edwards: “I’m enjoying life. It’s good.”