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Racer Dale Earnhardt Jr., wife Amy expecting baby girl

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. looks on before a NASCAR Talladega auto race driver introductions at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, in Talladega, AL. (Source: AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. looks on before a NASCAR Talladega auto race driver introductions at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, in Talladega, AL. (Source: AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

(RNN) – Racing star Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife Amy are expecting a child. The couple announced on social media on Monday that they are expecting a baby girl.


“Excited to share the wonderful news that Amy and I are expecting our first child. A little girl!!!! We are both thrilled and can’t wait to meet her,” Earnhardt wrote on Facebook. 

The couple used a pair of pink shoes to help make the announcement.  

Earnhardt finished seventh on Sunday in what was his last race at the famed Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, AL. He plans to retire after the 2017 season. 

Now he will be racing around trying to keep track of another type of speedster.  

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