Dale earnhardt jr dating today

31-Jul-2016 11:32

The couple, who have been dating since 2009, are in Germany researching Earnhardt's family lineage during an off week for Sprint Cup Series drivers.

The 40-year-old Earnhardt, son of seven-time Sprint Cup champion Dale Earnhardt, has won 12 consecutive NASCAR Most Popular Driver awards.

The future spouses announced the news via Twitter on Wednesday, June 17.

opened up about their relationship back in February.

NASCAR's most popular driver is ready to say "I do."Dale Earnhardt Jr.

announced Wednesday morning that he and his longtime girlfriend, Amy Reimann, are engaged."Looking forward to the rest of my life with this amazing girl," Earnhardt tweeted, retweeting a photo Reimann posted of herself and Earnhardt, which showed an engagement ring on her hand, as they visited a Lutheran church that Earnhardt's family had attended seven generations and 300 years ago.

As one of the sport's biggest celebrities, his personal life often is the subject of lifestyle and gossip articles, including one National Enquirer story last year that said he would have a million wedding."I definitely would have a hard time writing that check," Earnhardt said at the time.

Apparently, the driver dropped to a knee at a Lutheran church his family had attended hundreds of years earlier. ALSO SEE: F1 world champion Nico Rosberg announces retirement Numerous NASCAR drivers were on hand, and reports that Danica Patrick caught the bouquet.

The athlete, 40, added: "Looking forward to the rest of my life with this amazing girl." PHOTOS: 2015 celebrity weddings Earnhardt Jr.

PHOTOS: Stars who date athletes "I'm completely overwhelmed with love & joy. I love you so much @Dale Jr," Reimann captioned a pic of the couple.

I'll have to put up with (her wearing a ring).

But I'm free of all my obligations in that regard." PHOTOS: Celebrity bridesmaids This will be the first marriage for Earnhardt Jr. Sign up now for the Us Weekly newsletter to get breaking celebrity news, hot pics, and more delivered straight to your inbox!

Apparently, the driver dropped to a knee at a Lutheran church his family had attended hundreds of years earlier. ALSO SEE: F1 world champion Nico Rosberg announces retirement Numerous NASCAR drivers were on hand, and reports that Danica Patrick caught the bouquet. The athlete, 40, added: "Looking forward to the rest of my life with this amazing girl." PHOTOS: 2015 celebrity weddings Earnhardt Jr. PHOTOS: Stars who date athletes "I'm completely overwhelmed with love & joy. I love you so much @Dale Jr," Reimann captioned a pic of the couple.I'll have to put up with (her wearing a ring).But I'm free of all my obligations in that regard." PHOTOS: Celebrity bridesmaids This will be the first marriage for Earnhardt Jr. Sign up now for the Us Weekly newsletter to get breaking celebrity news, hot pics, and more delivered straight to your inbox!Here's to hoping he comes back successfully in 2017 and to a long, happy marriage with his new wife.