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Danica Patrick said Friday she is still looking for an opportunity to race in the Indianapolis 500 next season - if she can get a competitive ride.
''I'd like to if it's with the right team,'' Patrick said at Richmond International Raceway. ''If it's not, then there is no point for me. I feel like I'd still be able to get in a seat and get comfortable with the amount of practice time there is in Indy and have a shot to win the race. But again, if I don't have a shot to win the race or feel like it's a real opportunity, then I am not going to do it.''
Patrick made seven Indy 500 starts, with a best finish of third in 2009 - the highest ever finish for a woman in the field. She left IndyCar at the end of last year for NASCAR and is scheduled to run the full Sprint Cup season in 2013.
In that Cup job with Stewart-Haas Racing, Patrick would be committed to run NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on the same da...
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Danica Patrick says she's still looking for an opportunity to race in the Indianapolis 500 next season.
Patrick says she will only do it if she is paired with a team that gives her the opportunity to win.
Patrick made seven Indy 500 starts, with a best finish of third in 2009. She left IndyCar at the end of last year for NASCAR and is scheduled to run the full Sprint Cup season...
Danica Patrick will have a full plate of racing in 2013 - including double duty with a possible return to the Indy 500 in May.
"I would like to if it's with the right team," Patrick said. "If it's not there's no point for me. I feel like I would still be able to get into a seat and get comfortable with the amount of practice time there is at Indy and have...
Danica Patrick was not ready for prime time at Richmond International Raceway on Friday night.
While Kevin Harvick won his 38th career Nationwide Series race, a costly mistake by Patrick at the start-finish line on Lap 143 sent her No. 7 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet on a wild ride against the front stretch wall following contact with Brad Sweet.
She finished 29th.
"I got too close...
Danica Patrick, driver of the #7 for JR Motorsports in the Nationwide Series is asking parents to create Facebook videos featuring their child’s Victory Lane celebration suggestions should she take the checkered flag for Kentucky Speedway’s 300-mile NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Sept. 22.
Families that the create winning video from [...]