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Full coverage of RCR '3' announcement

December 11, 2013,

Austin Dillon will be driving the No. 3 Chevrolet Sprint Cup Series ride in 2014

SHOP: Austin Dillon '3' gear

Dillon to drive No. 3 Sprint Cup car for RCR

One of the most iconic numbers in NASCAR is back in the big leagues as Richard Childress Racing announced Wednesday that Austin Dillon will drive the No. 3 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2014.| Read the full story

For Dillon, No. 3 has long been the family car

Austin Dillon's grandfather Richard Childress drove the No. 3 car during his racing career and the two-time NASCAR national series winner has long associated the ride as a family car. | Read the full story

No argument from Dale Jr. over No. 3 return

Dale Earnhardt Jr. says 'The number is more of a bank that you just deposit history into.' | Read the full story

Earnhardt far from only legend to drive No. 3

It made its debut in the third race of NASCAR's inaugural season, and was in use for every campaign after that until the Daytona 500 in 2001. It's been driven by eight men elected to the sport's Hall of Fame, and three others nominated for it. | Read the full story

Waltrip: Revived No. 3 'tribute' to Earnhardt

When he sees the No. 3 car driven by Austin Dillon roll onto the race track next season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Darrell Waltrip will be thinking of one person -- Dale Earnhardt. And the three-time NASCAR champion and Hall of Famer doesn't think he'll be alone. | Read the full story

'3' announcement bound to stir up Earnhardt fans

The announcement that the No. 3 car is returning to action in the Sprint Cup Series is bound to stir up some Dale Earnhardt fans. | Read the full story

NASCAR nation reacts to '3' announcement

Social media was buzzing following Richard Childress Racing's '3' announcement. | Read the full story

Top three moments for the No. 3

A look back at the top three moments in action for the No. 3 car. | Watch the top moments