Ware to run Jeffery Earnhardt at Martinsville
Rick Ware Racing says it will field a Truck for Jeffery
Earnhardt this weekend at Martinsville Speedway, after all.
Ware had said Tuesday he had terminated the contract with the
21-year-old driver because Earnhardt was actively looking for
another ride. Ware also accused Earnhardt of trying to steal the
On Wednesday, the team owner blamed the decision on emotions and
a lack of communication between the two. He says he’ll use
Earnhardt this Saturday at Martinsville and work to keep him in the
Truck for the rest of the year.
Earnhardt is the grandson of the late seven-time NASCAR champion
Dale Earnhardt. He’s 10th in the series standings through three
races, with a best finish of seventh at Daytona.