Found June 28, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
PLAYERS: Danica Patrick
Danica Patrick was on pace to have the best finish of her short NASCAR career, leading for a bit and running fourth for the most of the day at Road America in Elkhart, Wisconsin. (She’s currently 10 in points in the Nationwide Series, with a best finish of 8th at Texas). But at the final lap of the road course Saturday afternoon former Indy 500 champion Jacques Villeneuve punted her as a group of five cars battled to pass her. Patrick spun off the road into the gravel, but escaped the trap and managed to snag a 12th-place result. Villeneuve blamed the incident on the contact with Max Papis moments earlier; and he had this to say: “When I was behind Danica and Papis was on the outside, maybe he didn’t know I was there, but down the straight, he pushed me in the grass just before I hit the brakes,” Villeneuve said. “… I couldn’t slow down because of that.” Now you can watch the video and decide for yourself. h/t CBS Discount Tire, sponsor of the No. 22 Dodge Challenger ...

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