Dale Jr. was nominated for "Best Male Athlete," while Patrick for "Best Female Athlete."
The two drivers are going up against stars such as Lindsay Vonn, Serena Williams, Tom Brady and LeBron James for the titles.
Patrick has won the "Favorite Female Athlete" award at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards in 2008, 2012 and 2013.
The awards will be televised live on Nickeolodeon on Thursday, July 17 at 8 p.m. ET. Fans can vote online here.