Jeff Gordon Says Tony Stewart ‘Keeps Egging Me On’ To Run Dirt Race

Jeff Gordon Says Tony Stewart ‘Keeps Egging Me On’ To Run Dirt Race

Tony Stewart contingency be waste during Eldora Speedway, given apparently he won’t stop bugging his friends from NASCAR to come competition with him.

Jeff Gordon pronounced Tuesday that Stewart constantly has been in his ear trying to get him to run in a mud race. Gordon late from full-time racing after 2015, nonetheless returned to a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2016 to fill in for an harmed Dale Earnhardt Jr., and given competed in — and won — a Rolex 24 during Daytona.

He gathering a gait automobile Sunday during a Brickyard 400, nonetheless before he took to a track, Gordon was asked either he was set to run any some-more one-off races.

“No skeleton to bound into anything NASCAR related,” Gordon said, around his central website, “although examination that mud competition during Eldora a other day and those trucks slip around there looks like a lot of fun and Tony keeps egging me on to maybe do something like that, nonetheless no plans.”

Although Gordon now doesn’t have any NASCAR events lined up, it clearly would be easier for him to make such arrangements than it was for him to enter a Rolex 24 final year, as he indispensable time to get used to a car. Now that he’s informed with how Daytona Prototype Internationals drive, though, he wouldn’t mind carrying another go during continuation racing.

“If we could do that with another race, we would adore to do it,” Gordon said. “It was a lot of fun, it was a good opportunity, and we won. So, if that presented itself afterwards we would positively cruise it.”

It’s a bit mocking that Gordon was during a Brickyard 400 when he suggested Stewart has been pestering him to competition on mud tracks, given that a dual drivers shared a farewell lap after final year’s using of a race.

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