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Race-car driver Rick Spencer-Walt took the checkered flag on Saturday night at Sunset Speedway in Innisfil. SUBMITTED

Driver breaks through at Sunset

After coming up just shy of visiting Sunset Speedway’s elusive victory lane over the past couple of years, Rick Spencer-Walt made it happen on Saturday night by leading flag-to-flag en route to victory.

Hendrick Motorsports says Dale Earnhardt Jr. will retire at the end of this season. (John Amis/AP Photo/Files)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire

Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base.