Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after 2017 NASCAR season

Racing legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced he will retire from racing after the 2017 NASCAR season.
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Racing legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced he will retire from racing after the 2017 NASCAR season.

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June 30, 2017 10:38 AM

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I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.