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Danica Patrick figures she has had 12 concussions and said she would retire if a doctor diagnosed her and said another wreck could cause her a serious problem:

Bob Pockrass, NASCAR
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Dale Jr. would consider retiring if he won title.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. details the long road he's been through coming back from a concussion.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. talks about how he views his concussion recovery in light of the concerns football players have had when seeing retired players deal with the effects of concussions:

Bob Pockrass, NASCAR
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Johnson credits perseverance for redefining team.

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson reflects on last season's struggles and the progress his team made to help him bounce back and win the Chase for the Cup.

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7-time Champion Jimmie Johnson discusses racing the Daytona 500 at Media Day.

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The Daytona 500 will be Michael Waltrip's final race. He has only competed in a few races each year for several years. Why he chose the 2017 event as the last time to compete:

Bob Pockrass, NASCAR
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The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Drivers Council has four new members: Chase Elliott, Austin Dillon, Ryan Blaney and Aric Almirola. They join Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano. Not on the council this year are Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Larson and Tony Stewart. The top driver by manufacturer is automatically on the council and others are voted in by their peers for a mix of veterans and young drivers as well as a mix based on performance. NBC Sports first reported the 2017 council members.

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Petty concerned Earnhardt Jr. could have another concussion.

Richard Petty joins SportsCenter to explain why he felt Dale Earnhardt Jr. should have walked away from racing instead of returning for another season.

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