Originally written May 28, 2012 on Fan View Point:
The schooling of The Princess of Speed continues...Danica Patrick finished a disappointing 30th in this weekend's Coca-Cola 600, NASCAR's Memorial Day tradition. The race marked Patrick's third start in the top tier of NASCAR.Danica Patrick"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. "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." Two weeks ago at Darlington in Patrick’s previous Sprint Cup start, there were only eight caution periods for 38 laps, meaning the last two Sprint Cup starts for Patrick have included several long, green flag runs. The first 112 laps of tonight’s 400-lap ...
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