Danica Patrick explains her decision to retire after Daytona & Indy I NASCAR RACE DAY

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Danica Patrick talks with Jamie Little and Michael Waltrip about her decision to step away from full--time racing.

- Thank you to Tony and Jean. But I'm not totally done. I am going to do the Daytona 500 next year, and the Indy 500. So I'm really excited about that. I think it's going to be a great way to cap it off.

- So Danica will be done racing following the Daytona 500 and Indy 500. She now joins Michael and Jamie down in Miami.

- Well, we've always seen Danica get emotional, but not in a way that you actually see tears and see you get choked up. We saw you do that a few times on Friday. What about that moment brought you to tears?

- Yeah, I did a small group interview afterwards, and some of them were surprised about me getting emotional. And I'm like, really? I'm like, have you seen me mad? And they're like, oh, yeah. I'm like, well, there you go.

Normally, you're talking about racing or something that's made me mad, or asked me a question that's made me mad. But you know, that day, it was sad a little, so you saw that. I think of the other time being Motegi, when I won I cried too.