Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/19/14
Like those cartoon crows taught us: “there’s more than corn in Indiana…Indiana Beach.” Danica Patrick heads to the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with plenty of experience already at racing’s most hallowed grounds. Patrick first gained fame in Indy car from 2005 to 2011 competing in the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race. Now she’ll be in the circle city for a NASCAR Sprint Cup race At the May 2005 Indianapolis 500 she led three times for 19 laps and finished fourth– becoming the first woman to lead laps and score a top-five finish in the historic race. On race day, with 11 laps remaining in the 200-lap event, Danica Patrick blew past leader Dan Wheldon and held the point until lap 194, when she was forced to slow down in order to conserve fuel to make it to the finish. Her efforts earned her Rookie of the Year honors. Danica Patrick scored six top-10 finishes in seven starts at Indianapolis and qualified 10th or better five times. Her third-place result in 2009 is the best finis...
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  • She will be 20 to 30 something in a Cup car as usual. She will never be in the chase, maybe not even in the top 20. If she can't do it in an HMS car, she can't do it.
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