There was a moment during the Bristol Motor Speedway race that captured the essence of Dale Earnhardt Jr. A fan approached him from behind, Earnhardt turned, and the fan was shoved away when it became clear he just wanted a selfie. Earnhardt is a 14-time winner of NASCAR's most popular driver award
A transition is taking place within NASCAR's driver lineup and it could carry the sport forward for years to come.
Just being able to drive cars was enough for Dale Earnhardt Jr., and if it made his daddy proud, well, hopefully somebody would tell him. The Earnhardt era of NASCAR opened its final chapter Tuesday when the driver known simply as Junior said he will retire at the end of this season, his 18th in the