Dale Earnhardt Jr. remains bullish on NASCAR.
Although the sport's most popular driver still has inventory for sale on the No. 88 Chevrolet, Earnhardt believes "things are on the upswing."
"We have a unique, limited amount of races to fill, and those packages aren't the most exciting propositions for corporate America to come in and do an eight-race deal," Earnhardt said Wednesday. "You have to find the right guy that's interested in something that size and is willing to fit the price range you want as a team.
"You can't undersell compared to what you're working with on the other races and the contracts you have in place. Everything has to align itself, and there's other opportunities out there."
The lack of sponsorship on Earnhardt's car doesn't seem to concern team owner Rick Hendrick, who also has several races for sale for Kasey Kahne's program. Hendrick Motorsports is by far the most successful organization currently in NASCAR. In the past dozen years, Hendrick drivers have...