Dale Earnhardt Jr. will retire following the 2017 season.
This was announced on April 25th by Hendrick Motorsports, with the official Hendrick Twitter account posting a photo of Dale and announcing that his 18-year career is coming to an end in 2017.
In addition to being the son of NASCAR Hall of Fame member Dale Earnhardt, Earnhardt Jr. has several other famous family members, most of whom are involved in the world of racing in some way or another. He has also been married for about 15 months.
Here’s what you need to know about Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s family.