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Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick
Patrick is a professional race car driver and competes in the IndyCar Series and the NASCAR Nationwide Series. She won her first race in 2008, becoming the first woman ever to cross the finish line first in an IndyCar event. She began her pro career in 2005, and was named Rookie of the Year after finishing 12th in the IndyCar Series championship.
Patrick is a professional race car driver and competes in the IndyCar Series and the NASCAR Nationwide Series. She won her first race in 2008, becoming the first woman ever to cross the finish line first in an IndyCar event. She began her pro career in 2005, and was named Rookie of the Year after finishing 12th in the IndyCar Series championship. « Show less

Top Danica Patrick Articles

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  • Is anyone actually excited about the Baltimore Grand Prix?

    Is anyone actually excited about the Baltimore Grand Prix?
    We're two days removed from the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix, and I haven't talked to one person who is looking forward to the big IndyCar race. Granted, I don't know every single person in Baltimore, but it seems the consensus is that this costly event...
  • Racing rookies flock to Baltimore's inaugural grand prix

    Racing rookies flock to Baltimore's inaugural grand prix
    Turn 1, a sharp right from Pratt Street onto Light Street, was the scene of numerous wipe-outs during practice runs, and as the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix got started yesterday it was a scene that Chris Clifford captured with his cellphone, which he...
  • Martin, Patrick could be good fit

    As Danica Patrick makes the transition from the open-wheel world to NASCAR nation, she will have an excellent mentor. Tony Stewart will be her team owner while she races a select number of Cup races. Another mentor couldn't hurt. Mark Martin, anybody?...
  • Grand Prix: The benefit of putting Baltimore in the story

    Grand Prix: The benefit of putting Baltimore in the story
    They ran a Grand Prix through the streets of Charm City recently, and if you looked closely, some people say, those were dollars you saw spewing from the exhausts of those high-performance engines. Those are the kinds of dollars that spread all throughout...
  • Busch aggressive off the track too

    Love 'em or hate 'em, the Busch brothers are always in the mix when it comes to contentious relationships in NASCAR. Kurt Busch had to be restrained by team members along pit road in Richmond after an incident with NASCAR.com reporter Joe Menzer....
  • Peltz: In wake of Wheldon's death, wait is on for action from IndyCar CEO

    After watching the horrifying crash that killed IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon, some quickly shifted their sights to a 44-year-old Californian: Randy Bernard. As chief executive of the Izod IndyCar Series, Bernard heavily promoted the race at Las Vegas Motor...
  • Patrick 'dedicated' to NASCAR future

    Is there any question NASCAR's "It Girl" is serious about hanging with the big boys? News flash: Danica Patrick is skipping the Indianapolis 500 to race in the Coca-Cola 600 in May. That shows a serious level of engagement for Patrick, who has dabbled...
  • IndyCar faces challenges as it continues to rebuild

    IndyCar faces challenges as it continues to rebuild
    When they sweep through the streets of Baltimore next weekend, driving some of the most powerful cars in the world at speeds that make their sport as dangerous as any, the IndyCar drivers will be mostly anonymous. Two veterans who have dominated the...
  • All-women team leaves mark on Grand Prix of Baltimore

    All-women team leaves mark on Grand Prix of Baltimore
    While Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas and swimmer Katie Ledecky proved to the world what a little girl power could do in London this summer, a group of women racecar drivers prepared to show the Grand Prix of Baltimore what they could do with a little...
  • Racer Tominovich is on the fast track to success

    Emilee Tominovich knows how to put the pedal to the metal. As a professional driver in the Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup SCCA Pro Series, the Clarksville resident has a knowledge of motor vehicles that can only be learned by driving them around precise turns...
  • Danica Rule doesn't weigh on Patrick

     
    In football, there's a so-called Roy Williams rule outlawing the horse-collar tackle and back in the day, the introduction of a shot clock in college basketball was largely regarded as the Dean Smith rule because of the legendary coach's slow-down four-...
  • Organizers hope IndyCar race mingles sport, spectacle in Baltimore

    Organizers hope IndyCar race mingles sport, spectacle in Baltimore
    Pratt Street has a rich history in Baltimore lore. It's old enough that the street has been identified on city maps dating back as far as 1801. But in August of 2011, it will experience something it hasn't seen in its previous 200 years: Cars driving 185...