Originally written on Rubbings Racing  |  Last updated 9/25/14

FT. WORTH, TX - JUNE 9: Danica Patrick, driver of the #16 Rahal Letterman Racing Argent Panoz Honda, waits during practice for the IRL IndyCar Series Bombardier Learjet 500 on June 9, 2005 at Texas Motor Speedway in Ft. Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical We are just a few weeks away from the 2013 Daytona 500, we have a new Gen-6 car that is set to debut, and we just came out of Sprint Media Week with a lot of new headlines — so why on earth is the talk of the town now about Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. dating? Sure I understand that Danica Patrick is an attractive female, and very popular. And I also understand that Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is one of the brightest up and coming stars that we’ve seen in quite some time — but when did NASCAR turn into “The Bachelorette”? These days for whatever reason the media crowd that has been covering the sport of NASCAR has become far too focused on driver’s personal lives, when they should have their noses planted to the grindstone about what’s actually happening on the racetrack. The latest story about Danica Patrick’s love life, should have been back-page material — yet in this new TMZ world we liv...
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