In post-race interviews after his win at Talladega Superspeedway in May 2015, Earnhardt reflected on what Reimann has meant to him.

"I feel 100 percent; I don't think we're going to have any issues.

If all that goes as planned, we'll go to the Phoenix test which is a NASCAR test in January and will be plugged back in to work just right where we were when we started last year." Earnhardt is the son of seven-time champion Dale Earnhardt.

His sister, Kelley Earnhardt Miller, who is also on the trip, tweeted congratulations to the couple.

Earnhardt and Reimann, who have dated for four years, are in Germany on vacation during the Sprint Cup series' off-week.

After accepting his 14th-consecutive National Motorsports Press Association Most Popular Driver award in Las Vegas in early December, Earnhardt announced his plans to marry Reimann on New Year’s Eve.

“Amy spilled the beans tonight that we’re getting married on New Year's Eve,” Earnhardt said at the time, according to

is a senior writer for and has covered the sport for more than three decades.

President of the National Motorsports Press Association, he has been a member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Panel since its inception.

"I'll be happy to tell you guys what we've got planned when the time is right," he said of an effort to test before returning to competition.

"We do have a good plan and NASCAR has been very easy to work with.

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