“A Lot of Exciting Things”: Bubba Wallace Teases Details About 2021 NASCAR Plans

Published 09/06/2020, 6:30 AM EDT


One of the biggest talking points approaching the end of the 2020 season and leading to the start of the 2021 season, is where Bubba Wallace will land next year. He is mulling offers from current team Richard Petty Motorsports and Chip Ganassi Racing for the 2021 Cup Series season.

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Bubba Wallace recently featured on Michael Waltrip’s Unfiltered. Waltrip urged Wallace to reveal his plans for next season and give one of the most anticipated answers in NASCAR.

“You’re free to break the news here on Waltrip Unfiltered. I don’t know if you’ve been looking at the news a lot, but you’ve been in it a lot. About your 2021 plans,” Waltrip told Wallace.

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Its silly season and it’s all centered around Bubba Wallace and a whole lot of other personalities. What’s the 2021 plans,” Waltrip asked, anticipating some breaking news.

Bubba Wallace talks about 2021 plans

Bubba Wallace teased Waltrip and looked like he would finally reveal some details. He then said, “I can let you on this. We’re working on things,” and doused the fire with a chuckle.

“I got no excitement right now. We’re working on a lot of exciting things to figure out what our plans are. And looking for myself, that’s the biggest thing. Gotta take care of yourself in these times,” Wallace added.

He then said that the decision is stressful, albeit so important. “It’s stressful for sure just trying to figure out what’s the best option. So we’ll continue to work and see what’s there for us,” he continued.

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Announcement imminent in the near future

Wallace’s comments showed that he and his team have not come to a conclusion about their future plans yet. However, this does not necessarily point towards a lack of developments. There is a possibility that Wallace is waiting for the right time to make an announcement.

Richard Petty Motorsports recently offered Wallace an ownership stake in the team if he is to re-sign with them. An offer from Chip Ganassi Racing is also being talked about a lot.

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Wallace missed out on a playoffs spot this season. He is 22nd in the overall standings for this season.

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Aayush Majumdar

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Aayush Majumdar is a NASCAR content strategist, a Tennis Writer, and a sports analyst at EssentiallySports. He is well-tenured as a tennis and NASCAR writer, with over 900 articles across both sports. After pursuing a Post Graduate program in Sports Management, Aayush explored various roles in Sports Media, including a Sports Reporting role at a leading English daily.

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