Dale Earnhardt Jr. announces his retirement

The 2017 racing season will be Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s last behind the wheel.
0:47 | 04/25/17

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NASCAR's most popular driver will be retiring after this season Dale Earnhardt junior miss most of last season because of concussion like symptoms. During that time Earnhardt says he came to the realization that his career could already be over are. Our heart says that he wanted his retirement to be his choice rather than something that was decided. For him. During my rehab. I was given something else that I wasn't accustomed to announce time. Time to understand what's important to me. Time to realize the incredible support system. I have in my wife my team. And my doctors. Earnhardt's as you want to stay involved in racing in some capacity after he has finished plight. At one of the most popular drivers out there in this August data questioners talented.

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