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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Retiring As Active NASCAR Driver After '17 Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 25 / 17

NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced he will retire after the '17 season. Earnhardt and Hendrick Motorsports team Owner Rick Hendrick at 3:00pm ET this afternoon will discuss the decision during a press conference, but a team-issued release stated the two first discussed retirement March ...

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