NASCAR & Auto Racing

NASCAR & Auto Racing

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. announces retirement; last race will be in Homestead

Dale Earnhardt Jr., a two-time Daytona 500 winner, announced Tuesday he will retire at the end of this season, with his final race likely coming at the Ford EcoBoost 400 in Homestead on Nov. 19.

Standings

Videos

Sprint car driver David Steele dies in Florida speedway crash

Famed sprint car driver David Steele died following a crash on Saturday, March 25, at Desoto Speedway in Bradenton, Florida. Steele was driving a sprint car when his vehicle's left front wheel struck the right rear wheel of another car, causing Steele's vehicle to go up in the air, spin 180 degrees and hit the retaining wall. He was 42.
David Shireman
Sprint car driver David Steele dies in Florida speedway crash 0:40

Sprint car driver David Steele dies in Florida speedway crash

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Concussions are like snowflakes 2:49

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Concussions are like snowflakes

Daniel Suárez is first non-American to win a NASCAR championship 8:33

Daniel Suárez is first non-American to win a NASCAR championship

Race of Champions held at Marlins Park 2:53

Race of Champions held at Marlins Park