"It's only a few weeks away," Earnhardt said after accepting his 14th-consecutive National Motorsports Press Association Sprint Most Popular Driver award during ceremonies at the Wynn Las Vegas.
I'm really excited and have enjoyed going through the process.
I've never been married before and I'm excited to be marrying Amy." Earnhardt, 42, and Reimann became engaged last year during a trip to Germany.
They made a new rule for situations for drivers like this to allow a driver to get back on the track in a bit of an open test without any data acquisition or anything like that on the car.
We'll get out there and spend half a day somewhere running some long runs and getting a good idea of whether I'm ready to go.
In addition to competing for Hendrick Motorsports in NASCAR's premier series, he co-owns JR Motorsports, an XFINITY Series organization which will field four full-time teams in that series in 2017.
JRM also fielded an entry in the Camping World Truck Series in 2016 for driver Cole Custer."I feel 100 percent; I don't think we're going to have any issues.If all that goes as planned, we'll go to the Phoenix test which is a NASCAR test in January and will be plugged back in to work just right where we were when we started last year." Earnhardt is the son of seven-time champion Dale Earnhardt.He said he is looking forward to being involved in all the planning for the upcoming event. "I'm so excited, so thrilled to be a part of it and I look forward to our future." The winner of 26 NASCAR premier series races, including a pair of Daytona 500 titles, Earnhardt was sidelined for the final 18 races of the 2016 season after suffering concussion-like symptoms following crashes in two races this past summer."I told her that when we were starting to plan that I wanted to be at every function and (a part of) every decision; I want to be involved in all the planning because I don't want to get married and then go 'yeah man, picking the flowers or whatever, what was that like? He has worked diligently with doctors to return to competition, and is expected to be cleared to compete when the 2017 season gets underway in February at Daytona.The 40-year-old Earnhardt, son of seven-time Sprint Cup champion Dale Earnhardt, has won 12 consecutive NASCAR Most Popular Driver awards.