Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCARs 14-time Most Popular Driver, will retire following the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, Hendrick Motorsports announced Tuesday morning.

Earnhardt will address the media at 3 p.m. today.

Hendrick Motorsports will announce his replacement at a later date.

FOXSports.com will have much more on this breaking news story.


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