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NASCAR stars are no longer driving into their 50s

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Just a generation ago, NASCAR drivers raced until they were embarrassing themselves, the money ran out or they simply couldn't make it to the track anymore. They could compete into their mid-50s, and make a really good living....

NASCAR has huge hole to fill after Earnhardt retires

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- There was a moment during the Bristol Motor Speedway race that captured the essence of Dale Earnhardt Jr....

The Latest: NASCAR CEO calls Earnhardt a proven leader

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Latest on Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s announcement that he will retire from racing at the end of the season (all times local):...

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after season

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- It's never easy to be the son of a legend, especially when he is a tough-as-nails hero and the most feared man in his profession....

Junior will leave a big seat to fill in No. 88 next season

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Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s vacant No. 88 seat will surely become the one drivers covet the most for the 2018 season....