Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR's most popular driver, will retire after the end of the 2017 season. “After 18 seasons and more than 600 races behind the wheel, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will bring his NASCAR Cup Series driving career to a close at the conclusion of 2017,” said the statement from HENDRICKMOTORSPORTS.COM
Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR's most popular driver, announced Tuesday that he will retire at the end of the season. The two-time Daytona 500 winner set an afternoon news conference with team owner Rick Hendrick to discuss his decision. Hendrick Motorsports said in a news release that Earnhardt informed
No one in sports history had to shoulder the burden that Dale Earnhardt Jr. did, and no one could have done it better.