NASCAR CEO Brian France on Dale Earnhardt Jr Retiring
Today, NASCAR’s biggest superstar announced his retirement from NASCAR.
Dale Earnhardt Jr want’s to go out on his own terms. Instead of being forced from the car due to injury.
Shorty after, NASCAR’s CEO has issued a brief statement. View the words directly from Brian France below.
Brian France Statement on Dale Jr
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 25, 2017) – “Dale Earnhardt Jr. is among the most recognizable athletes in the world, unequivocally serving as the sport’s most popular driver for more than a decade.”
He continued, “His passion for the sport will leave an impact on NASCAR that will be felt over its entire history. Over his 20-plus year career, Dale has proven himself a leader with a deep commitment to so many areas of the sport – all the way to its roots.”
In closing, “We’re excited about the next chapter of his NASCAR career and wish him success for the remainder of 2017.”