Earnhardt: Move to Sprint Cup makes sense if money and driver are right

Updated: May 19, 2008, 12:20 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. could turn his Nationwide Series organization into a full-time Sprint Cup program as early as next season.

"If the right opportunity comes along with the right sponsorship and driver, we'd love to do it," Earnhardt said this past weekend from Lowe's Motor Speedway. "And it would cost the same amount of money to do that as it is to run the Nationwide Series."

Two-time Cup champion Tony Stewart, who is exploring options outside of Joe ...

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