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PLAYERS: Danica Patrick
Usually Danica Patrick is the star of the show, but not today, folks. No, that honor at the 2014 Daytona 500 goes to 50 Cent's t-shirt.

Danica Patrick hatred is fueled more by backlash than pure sexism

It’s not news that Danica Patrick is polarizing. She immensely popular, looked up to by little girls everywhere and the perfect corporate pitchwoman. Big business and the media love her. Hard core NASCAR fans hate her. They’re sick of all the media attention she gets. They abhor the idea of someone who finished 27th in the standings last year with an average finish of 26th, gets...

Patrick continues to shake off doubters at Daytona

Jamie Dodge is a 64-year-old die-hard Danica Patrick fan who made the trek from Huntington Beach, Calif., to watch her favorite driver in the Daytona 500. Dodge says she's battling cancer and uses Patrick as an inspiration to continue her fight. ''I was in an all-male profession for 25 years, so I know what she goes through every day,'' the former police officer...

WATCH: Richard Petty to Danica Patrick: Let's race!

“The King” isn’t going to backdown from a challenge. A week ago, the legendary Richard Petty was extremely critical of the female NASCAR pinup driver Danica Patrick’s race record, saying that she could only win if nobody was on the track. This resulted in a response from her team owner and friend Tony Stewart, who issued […]Continue reading...

Danica Patrick tops 1 million Twitter followers

Danica Patrick is the first NASCAR driver to surpass 1 million followers on Twitter - enough to rank her among the top female athletes in the world. Patrick hit the mark in the days leading up to Sunday's season-opening Daytona 500. ''It just shows what incredible and loyal fans I have,'' she told The Associated Press before the race. ''It's pretty...

Richard Petty Accepts Challenge To Race Danica Patrick (Video)

After recently offering some pretty harsh criticism of Danica Patrick, Richard Petty sounds like he’s ready to back up his comments. Tony Stewart, a friend of Patrick’s who also owns the team she races for, issued a challenge to Petty following his remarks about Patrick’s apparent lack of driving skills. “I think that (a race) would settle it once and for all — maybe get...

Danica Patrick Nails Wall During Huge Daytona 500 Crash (Video)

A massive pileup claimed 13 cars in Sunday night’s Daytona 500, with Danica Patrick getting the worst of the wreck. It all started in lap 146 of the 200-lap race, which had already been delayed more than six hours as heavy rains rolled through the area. The cars of Kevin Harvick and Brian Scott bumped one another in the middle of the pack, setting off a chain reaction that eventually...

NASCAR: “Big One” Ends Danica Patrick’s Daytona 500 Hopes

NASCAR Media Site Daytona Beach, Fla- It took over six hours to get the Daytona 500 restarted after storms hit the Daytona International Speedway all afternoon. When we finally got going around 8:30 PM ET, Danica Patrick still felt she had her best shot at winning her first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Her No. 10 Go Daddy Chevrolet was very strong as she even led two laps...

GIF: Danica Patrick wrecks hard into wall at 2014 Daytona 500

We hate to break it to Twitter, but Danica Patrick isn't finishing eighth at the 2014 Daytona 500 after this hard wreck into the wall.

Patrick crashes out of Daytona 500 in nine-car incident

After rain delayed the Daytona 500 for six hours and 22 minutes, the action remained relatively tame until Lap 145 when Kevin Harvick moved up the track and clipped Brian Scott, triggering a crash involving nine cars. "What the hell happened?" asked Danica Patrick, who led two laps before contact with Aric Almirola shot her straight into the wall exiting Turn 4. Other drivers...

FOX News reports, you decide…if you are watching correct Daytona 500

On Oct. 30, 1938, legend says tens of thousands of radio listeners were convinced Earth was under attack by Martians after listening to Orson Wells’ “War Of The Worlds.” It was a different time, listeners who didn’t catch the program’s epilogue and adverts running as usual didn’t have many alternate media resources to rely on to debunk the story. On Sunday thousands...

Tall hill to climb: JJ, others have work cut out for them in 500

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – The Daytona 500’s best battle likely will be between the drivers working their way up from the back of the field. Nine drivers – including former series champions Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart and Bobby Labonte, former Daytona 500 champs Jamie McMurray and Michael Waltrip and last year’s pole winner Danica Patrick – will start at the rear. A look...

Rock national anthem raises eyebrows at Daytona

''America's most patriotic rock band'' performed America's most patriotic song at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday. And the reviews were mixed. Madison Rising's rendition of the national anthem had a few drivers chuckling and some fans shaking their heads before the Nationwide Series season opener. The band's version of ''The Star...

Massive Crash On Lap 145 At The Daytona 500 As Rain Looms (GIF)

After a six hour rain delay at the Daytona 500, the rain will come into play again as a massive crash on lap 145 has wiped out a handful of cars in the middle of the pack. Drivers involved included Aric Almirola, Austin Dillon, Danica Patrick, Michael Waltrip and Paul Menard. Check out the Crash after the jump. H/T to @theScoreNASCAR for the GIF The post Massive Crash On Lap 145...

Replay leads many to think Johnson won Daytona 500

Jimmie Johnson's phone is blowing up - and he's nowhere near Victory Lane. Johnson is being hailed as the Daytona 500 champion all over the place - he's trending on Twitter and even has friends congratulating him via text message - despite the race being in a rain delay Sunday. Fox Sports showed a replay of last year's season opener, the one in which Johnson won...
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