Dale Earnhardt Jr. Offers Reaction To Danica Patrick's Possible NASCAR Move, Kyle Busch Ticket

Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he still doesn't know what Danica Patrick's NASCAR plans may be next year – nor does he feel he should have an opinion on the matter.

"I think she wants to have more success and doing it (full) time would be a good move," he said. "She just has to choose what she wants to do. What is right for her. What she thinks she will be happy doing. Just make the right choice for herself, that is what is important."

Earnhardt Jr. said Patrick has been racing enough to know whether she's ready to leave the IndyCar Series and make the commitment to NASCAR.

"It is really up to her," he said. "It is really not up to anybody else. My opinion on that deal really doesn't matter. She is the one who knows the truth and she'll make the decision I think she needs to make and that will be that."

On another topic, Earnhardt Jr. was asked about Kyle Busch's 128 mph speeding ticket – and said he's driven well over the speed limit at times, too.

"Sometimes you go a little fast, even away from the racetrack, I guess," he said. "I've been guilty of the same thing myself just been lucky enough not to get caught."

But perhaps Earnhardt Jr. didn't quite reach the same speeds that Busch did on Tuesday.

"I don't really know if I got that fast," he said. "I didn't know if we had enough straight road in North Carolina to get going that quick, but, apparently there is a piece somewhere."

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