Danica Patrick and her Racing Team tackle Richmond International Raceway this weekend for the Richmond 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Patrick will lean on the advice doled out from her Stewart-Haas Racing crew chief Tony Gibson – “Be patient. Focus on you. Race the racetrack. Take what the car and the track will give you all night. If you can do that all night, you’ll end up with a solid finish.”
This weekend, Danica Patrick & Co. hope that advice will finally pay off for once with a decent finish finally.
While Danica Patrick is no stranger to racing at Richmond, her best finishes at the track have come from her efforts in the IndyCar Series. In five IndyCar starts at the three-quarter-mile oval, Patrick scored four top-10 finishes, including sixth-place results in 2007 and 2008 and a fifth-place finish in 2009. She’s also raced there in three NASCAR Nationwide Series and two previous Sprint Cup events.
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