during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. surprises his fans with a major announcement


Dale Earnhardt Jr's next life is certainly taking shape. First, he announced he's leaving racing for the broadcast booth.

Now, he's announced on his Instagram account that he's going to be a daddy.


Excited to share the wonderful news that @mrsamyearnhardt and I are expecting out first child. A little girl!!!! We are both thrilled and can't wait to meet her.


So Earnhardt is about to  do something more impressive than winning Daytona.

Becoming a daddy.

Let's all wish Dale and Amy all the best!!