Dale Earnhardt Jr is set to run one race in the 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series after JR Motorsports announced an extension with Unilever.
The deal between Unilever and JR Motorsports includes primary paint schemes on JR Motorsports cars for seven NASCAR Xfinity Series events in 2021. One of those cars will be driver by team owner Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Unilever to sponsor JR Motorsports as a primary for seven Xfinity races next year, including one with DaleJr. Team didn't announce track although DaleJr has said he wants to race Martinsville. #nascar
— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) October 27, 2020
Speaking about the partnership with Unilever, Earnhardt Jr said:
“My partnership with Unilever has grown so much over the years, and I’m proud to say they’ve been a huge part of what we’ve built at JRM. Unilever’s commitment to our team and the series has been unwavering, and we’re prepared to take that success even further.”
Kelley Earnhardt Miller, general manager of JR Motorsports said:
“We’re immensely appreciative of the relationship we’ve cultivated with Unilever. Together, we’ve had the opportunity to do great things on and off the track, most recently focusing efforts toward Unilever’s United for America initiative.”