Dale Earnhardt Sr. died chasing his passion for racing. His son will walk away chasing his passion for life.
Dale Jr. announced Tuesday that he will retire from NASCAR’s highest circuit at the end of this season. The decision isn’t surprising, given the concussion symptoms that left him in no shape to drive for half of the races in 2016
Instead, multiple concussions since 2012 have given him clarity.
“I wanted to be able to make that decision myself and not have it made for me,” Earnhardt said during a news conference in Charlotte, N.C.
The implication is obvious:
This was a proactive strike against the forces of nature. They were fully engaged against him...