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Earnhardt's Retirement Leaves NASCAR With Questions As To Where Series Goes From Here

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 26 / 17

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s announcement that he will retire from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series  after the '17 season "could provide a brief stimulus to the reeling series, as fans tune in to catch their final glimpses of the 14-time most popular driver behind the wheel," according to Jim...

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