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Danica Patrick is back in the Chicago area and looking forward to another Sprint Cup race at what is essentially her home track.
Patrick grew up in Roscoe, about 116 miles from Chicagoland Speedway. This will be her sixth Cup start this year in the No. 10 Chevrolet. She hasn't finished higher than 29th.
She's in 11th place in the Nationwide Series standings.
Patrick has raced nine times at Chicagoland - six times on the IndyCar Series. She finished 10th in a Nationwide race at the track in June 2011.
Patrick says she loves being in the Chicago area and has plenty of people coming out to the track - including some relatives from Canada.
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Danica Patrick held on at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday.
While she didn't match her career-high finish of 10th at her hometown track, the Roscoe, Ill., native finished 12th -- the same position she qualified at earlier in the day.
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Danica Patrick finished 25th on Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway, the best showing in her young Sprint Cup career.
Patrick was making only her sixth Cup start and hadn't finished higher than 29th. This weekend didn't start much better with a poor qualifying run, but she was encouraged after the race.
''We made a lot of progress in the race,'' she said. '...
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KANNAPOLIS, N.C., – It wasn’t quite planned this way, but it was close.
Danica Patrick will finally make a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start during the day – unless Mother Nature once again decides to change things, of course.
Patrick has made five Sprint Cup starts – all under the bright lights – as her races in February at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, in May at...
Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, met with members of the media at Chicagoland Speedway and discussed being at Chicagoland and having family at the track, who she is pulling for in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, changes at JR Motorsports and more.
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