Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 1/15/13
Danica Patrick announced her divorce from husband Paul Hospenthal on her Facebook page. She said the two have amicably decided to end their marriage. (if there truly is such a thing?) Hospenthal is a physical therapist who met Patrick while treating her for a non-racing injury. The two were married in 2005, and he is 17 years older than the 30-year-old NASCAR driver. “I am sad to inform my fans that after 7 years, Paul and I have decided to amicably end our marriage. This isn’t easy for either of us, but mutually it has come to this. He has been an important person and friend in my life and that’s how we will remain moving forward,” Patrick wrote on her Facebook wall. Update: Danica Patrick has made her split from husband Paul Hospenthal official, Sporting News reports. The NASCAR driver filed for divorce on Jan. 3, citing an “irretrievably broken” marriage. In the filing, Patrick stated that the couple has a prenuptial agreement and that neither she nor Hospenthal will seek alimon...
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