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NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after season

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.

Follow in his footsteps? Forget it.

Just being able to drive cars was enough for Dale Earnhardt Jr., and if it made his daddy proud, well, hopefully somebody would tell him.

Standings: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

As of: Apr. 26
RankDriverPointsPV Rank
1Kyle Larson3606
2Chase Elliott3334
3Martin Truex Jr.3237
4Joey Logano2915
5Brad Keselowski2773
6Jimmie Johnson24431
7Jamie McMurray24411
8Kevin Harvick2391
9Clint Bowyer23913
10Ryan Blaney2288
11Kyle Busch21424
12Erik Jones19228

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