AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Former open-wheel driver A.J. Allmendinger says he might be open to racing in IndyCar's season finale in Las Vegas for a chance at $5 million.
Allmendinger, who switched to NASCAR in 2008, says while driving in the Oct. 16 race is an unlikely scenario, the prize money would be good incentive to give it a try.
IndyCar announced last week that it will allow up to five qualified drivers from outside the series a chance to win $5 million if they're able to win the race.
Allmendinger, Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Stewart have been mentioned as drivers who might give it a try because of their backgrounds in open-wheel racing.
Montoya said it would be logistically impossible since NASCAR races in Charlotte that same weekend.

Recent NASCAR Discussions

NASCAR Odds

No NASCAR odds found

Nascar Top Stories

Thumbnail Brickyard 400 Predictions Which driver will come away with the win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and be the champion of the Brickyard 400 later today?
Thumbnail Lilly Diabetes 250 Picks The NASCAR Xfinity Series will hold the running of the Lilly Diabetes 250 later today. Here are our picks for this...
Thumbnail Lilly Diabetes 250 Odds The NASCAR Xfinity Series kicks off the racing weekend on Saturday with the running of the Lilly Diabetes 250. Here...
Thumbnail Brickyard 400 Odds The 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Series moves to one of its more famous tracks this week in the Brickyard 400. Here is a look at the odds to...
Thumbnail Overton's 301 Predictions The 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Series holds its next race today, the Overton’s 301. Here are some drivers we like to contend for...