Danica Patrick’s NASCAR Career Ends With Lap 101 Crash

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Danica Patrick took her Daytona Speedweeks conservative. She had to though, the team didn’t have a backup car. So, Danica didn’t run much in the draft in practice as well as the Duels on Thursday night so they could preserve her No. 7 Chevrolet for Sunday’s Daytona 500. Unfortunately, it was all for not. Patrick’s NASCAR career ended with a Lap 101 crash in Turn 3 at the Daytona International Speedway. This weekend was Patrick’s 191st and final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start. She announced last…

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Is It Fair Or Foul That INDYCAR Helped Danica Patrick Get an Indy 500 Ride

It may be Daytona Speedweeks, but it’s never too early to start talking about the Indianapolis 500. Just ask Danica Patrick. She opened the flood gates by comments she made during the Daytona 500 Media Day earlier this week. Patrick, 35, revealed who she’d be racing for in the upcoming Indy 500. While it may have been a slip of the tongue, the gates were opened. Even the team, Ed Carpenter Racing, confirmed it. So did the Verizon IndyCar Series. But, the backstory on how the deal come along is…

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What Are Realistic Expectations For Danica Patrick’s Final Daytona 500 Start On Sunday?

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – This year’s Daytona Speedweeks has been a lot calmer for Danica Patrick. This year, she doesn’t have to worry about having 37 weeks planned of racing leaving Daytona. Now, she can really focus on her off the track adventures, save 2-3 weeks in May for her Indianapolis 500 plans. That has her way more relaxed and carefree coming into Sunday’s 60th annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Another reason she’s more relaxed is her and her teams approach to Speedweeks. They’ve been conservative in every…

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Danica Patrick Confirmed To Ed Carpenter Racing For Indy 500, Aaron Rodgers To Attend Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – A marketing report surfaced this morning citing that out of all of the offseason news about Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers, Danica Patrick was the most talked about. That’s fitting, because today served as NASCAR Media Day for Sunday’s 60th annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) and Danica was the most talked about again. She let news slip on who she will be completing the “Danica Double” with for 2018. Patrick, 35, revealed that she will race for Ed Carpenter Racing in May’s 102nd…

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Danica Patrick’s Daytona 500 Car Unveiled

The green Danica mobile was officially unveiled on Friday. Danica Patrick took to twitter this morning to show off her new Go Daddy colors that will don the No. 7 Chevrolet with Premium Motorsports. The car looks like the original green from her longtime sponsor GoDaddy, which announced they backing for Patrick’s last two races of her career on Jan. 18. Other sponsorship locations on the car will be filled by Patrick’s other business endeavors. Her Warrior by Danica Patrick apparel line, Somnium Wine and her “Pretty Intense” health and…

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Danica Patrick Teams Up With Premium Motorsports For Daytona 500

First it was a familiar sponsor for Danica Patrick in her “Danica Double.” Now, it’s a familiar number and crew chief. Danica Patrick has secured a ride that will see her drive in the Daytona 500 for Premium Motorsports. Patrick, 35, will pilot the No. 7 GoDaddy Chevrolet for the team with Tony Eury Jr. atop the pit box, reuniting her with both the number and crew chief with which she began her NASCAR career. “I couldn’t have written a better story about how this would all fall into place,”…

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Realistic Rides For Danica Patrick For Daytona and Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – We’re a month away from the 60th Running of the Daytona 500. We’re a little over four months away from the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500. Those are two of the most iconic races in the world and two that Danica Patrick is trying to end her racing career in. Patrick, 35, announced back in November that she would not longer search for a full time ride in any series for 2018. Without much open, it was best she moved on with her professional career and turn the…

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