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Danica Patrick led 26 laps at the NAPA Auto Parts 200 (NAPA Know How, NAPA Know How) on Saturday but her strong performance fell apart when she hit a shoe on the racetrack. If I was Danica I would’ve went into the crowd and found the only person with one shoe on, and punch them square in the face.
The shoe did enough damage to Patrick’s car and steering that ESPN’s Live...
Danica Patrick led Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race in Montreal for about 20 laps until she ran over a shoe that was thrown onto the race track.
Danica ran right over the shoe, which seemed harmless enough, until she started having issues with her track bar and had to make an extra stop in the pits so her crew could make adjustments.
The extra stop cost Danica...
Danica Patrick hit an unlikely speed bump Saturday. Patrick was in the lead at Montreal when a spectator decided to toss a sneaker onto the track. It landed right in the path of the oncoming cars, and Patrick ran right over the lost shoe, sending it flying into the air. Now, one would think a sneaker wouldn't do too much damage. Patrick found out just how volatile a shoe on the...
Danica Patrick was leading the NAPA Auto Parts 200 in Montreal on Saturday until encountering a most unusual obstacle. Someone actually threw a shoe onto the track from the infield, and Patrick, who led 20 laps and was leading at the time, ran into it.
Patrick knew immediately that her steering was off, but her problems didn’t truly set in until she broke an axle later in the...
Maybe Danica Patrick needs to adjust her restrictor plate.
The stock-car queen lost her cool during a heated moment of the Nationwide race in Montreal on Saturday -- and her four-letter faux pas was broadcast over national TV.
Patrick, who took the lead under an opportune caution and stayed out front for 20 laps, ran over a shoe that was either thrown or dropped from a pedestrian...
On Saturday, Danica Patrick was in the lead in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race in Montreal until she ran over a shoe that someone threw onto the racetrack. That led to some steering problems that caused Danica to drop the F-bomb as she was communicating the issue to her pit crew.
As luck would have it, ESPN happened to be airing the audio of Danica's communication live...
Recall Danica Patrick was leading the NAPA Auto Parts 200 when her fashion sense failed her yet again and she ran over a shoe. Well later in the race she diagnosed a steering problem. It was ******...
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And it had nothing to do with Nikita Krushchev...
Danica Patrick was in contention at the Nationwide event in Montreal at Circuit Jacques Villeneuve, but then someone hurled an extra zapato on the track ahead of time...
In replay, she even got to cuss over her broken axle...
Justin Allgaier passed Villeneuve on a green-white-checkered situation...
The last time Danica Patrick and Jacques Villeneuve crossed paths on a Nationwide road course, she was in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Now she gets to race against him again Saturday - on a track named after his dad. The NAPA 200 is the third and final road race of the Nationwide season, and Villeneuve is on pole.
''It is what it is,'' Patrick said Friday...
Patrick Carpentier did it in 2007 and Jacques Villeneuve did it last year. Now it's Alex Tagliani's turn to be the hometown hero by scoring his first NASCAR Nationwide Series pole in his city.
Although he did not qualify in the final group of five fastest cars in practice, Tagliani was able to turn the pole-winning lap in 1 minute, 40.865 seconds for a 96.687 mph average...
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Mobil 1/Office Depot Chevrolet, met with members of the media at Michigan International Speedway and discussed the racing groove at MIS, Danica Patrick’s return to the Cup Series and other topics.
HOW ARE YOUR TIRES OUT THERE AS OPPOSED TO THE LAST TIME WE WERE HERE AND THEY HAD TO CHANGE THE COMPOUND? “The biggest difference right now is that...
Poor, Craig Ochoa. The guy keeps getting these high-profile games because he’s the NFL’s top replacement ref, and the gaffes just keep coming. Here’s Craig last night during the Steelers-Colts game making a call to the wrong press box. Luck threw 2 INTs in the 26-24 loss (Peyton also had 2 INTs this week). As for Tebow’s week against the Giants: 5-of-14, 69 yards and 4 sacks...
Alex Tagliani won the pole for Saturday’s NAPA 200 from Montreal with a time of 100.865 seconds. Sam Hornish, Jr., Jacques Villeneuve, Danica Patrick, and Owen Kelly (qualified for Kyle Busch) round out the top five starting positions. Other notable qualifying positions include Andrew Ranger in 12th, Patrick Carpentier in 13th, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. in 16th, Elliott Sadler in 17th...
Jacques Villeneuve led the way with a lap of 100.653 seconds in the final practice for the NAPA 200 from Montreal. Rounding out the top five was Alex Tagliani, Billy Johnson, Danica Patrick, and Michael McDowell.
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