Burton optimistic about 2014

Jeff Burton (Getty Images)
Jeff Burton (Getty Images)
Jeff Burton (Getty Images)

TALLADEGA, Ala.—Jeff Burton didn’t have anything specific to say about his job prospects for 2014—just that he’s comfortable with the situation.

A 21-time winner in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Burton is leaving the No. 31 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet at the end of the season, and for the present, he’s entertaining offers for his services.

“I feel really good about what’s going on, and when I can talk about it, I can talk about it,” Burton said Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway. “I’m really comfortable with where I am, and the opportunities that have been presented to me the last month have been really interesting.

“Maybe one day I can talk about some of them, because some of them are crazy. It’s been a kind of interesting last few months, but I’m really comfortable with where I am and what I am going to be doing. I’m just not in position to talk about it. I promise you, when I can, I will.”


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