Found June 02, 2012 on
Danica Patrick's patience with Sam Hornish is just about kaput.
Patrick was running 15th at Dover International Speedway when her former open-wheel rival and current stock car nemesis Sam Hornish became loose under the No. 7 GoDaddy Chevrolet on the front stretch and knocked her out of contention on Lap 131 on Saturday.
"Oh (crap)," Patrick said after she made contact with Brad Sweet to draw the fifth caution.
"Shocker, real shocker," Patrick replied to her spotter T.J. Majors after he told her it was Hornish who triggered the incident.
"He was loose when he got up into you there," Majors said. "He probably had a tire going down."
Patrick and Hornish competed against each other in go-karts as youngsters and again in the IndyCar Series. But it was an incident between the two drivers in the closing laps at Talladega last month that rekindled the rivalry.
On Saturday, Patrick was forced to retire to the pits on Lap 133. Her only consola...
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