Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 5/28/12
Danica Patrick didn't have the best of nights in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Coca-Cola 600 Sunday. She dealt with nearly brushing the wall and fought to match the pace of the leaders throughout the 600. In the end, she finished 30th, five laps off the pace. After the race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, the longest of her career and one which came a day after she raced 300 miles at the track in the Nationwide Series, finishing 13th, Patrick summarized her race. "We had a lot of green-flag running, and for me as a driver in general in NASCAR, but especially as a new driver in the Cup series, that hurts me," Patrick said. "Those long runs hurt me. I'm just not great at making the best out of a car that's not perfect, and those long runs really show that. But that's what you get in Cup. You get a lot of green-flag running and I've got to learn how to deal with that. "But that's just the nature of where I'm at on the learning curve at this point in time. We brought the GoDaddy car home and o...
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