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Dale Earnhardt Jr. and wife expecting first child

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and wife expecting first child

Dale Earnhardt Jr and his wife Amy announced via his Instagram that they are expecting their first child.

But while he's retiring from full-time Cup Series competition, he still has some more XFINITY Series races to run.

The duo got married on New Years Eve 2016 and started dating back in 2008 when Amy was part of an interior design crew working on Dale's house.

As most everyone knows, Dale Earnhardt Jr. lost his father Dale Earnhardt Sr., a seven-time NASCAR champion, when Earnhardt Sr. crashed on the final lap of the 2001 Daytona 500.

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Here is what Earnhardt Jr.

"Excited to share the wonderful news that Amy and I are expecting our first child". "I'm hoping to find out all that stuff soon".

Earnhardt made the announcement on his Facebook page, and the NASCAR world responded.

Brad Keselowski, who won Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway in a No. 2 Team Penske Ford with a paint scheme honoring Earnhardt Jr., sent congratulations on Twitter, as the social media well wishes started pouring in regarding the joyful news.


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