Aaron's Inc. will sponsor the No. 55 for Waltrip to enter in the April race. The car will be fielded by PRISM Motorsports.
Waltrip put aside his driving following the season-opening Daytona 500 to concentrate on running Michael Waltrip Racing.
He said at the time he'd like to still race in a few restrictor-plate events. All four of Waltrip's career wins came at Talladega or Daytona.