Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/29/14

RICHMOND, VI - JUNE 26: Danica Patrick, driver of the #7 Boost Mobile Andretti Green Racing Dallara Honda during practice for the IRL Indycar Series SunTrust Indy Challenge on June 26, 2009 at the Richmond International Speedway in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Danica Patrick made her second start at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday -- but the 14th-place result left her flat in the end. Patrick qualified 18th and steadily moved through the ranks despite picking up a vibration early in her first run. By Lap 29, she moved up to 15th and ran in that vicinity most of the afternoon with veteran racer Rick Carelli providing a second set of eyes from the spotter's stand. Patrick entered the pits in 15th for the first caution on Lap 36. She radioed that it was difficult "getting the power down" in the first half of her run and the car overall, was "tight in the center". With a solid pit stop, Patrick restarted 12th on Lap 44 and moved up to 11th three laps later. Carelli instructed his driver to "settle down and get in a nice rhythm" and Patrick remained in the top 15 as the crew warned her that incoming clouds would likely result in the car's handling "tightening up". Patrick told the crew the car felt "a little bit loose over all" bu...
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