Originally posted on Rubbings Racing  |  Last updated 7/12/13

LEEDS, AL - FEBRUARY 23: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been desaturated.) Danica Patrick driver of the #7 Go Daddy.com Andretti Auosport Honda Dallara poses for a portrait during the IRL Indy Car Series Media Day at Barber Motorsports Park on February 23, 2009 in Leeds, Alabama. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
Photo Credit: DanicaRacing.com It was the site of her historic run and the track where she feels most at home and last weekend, Danica Patrick returned to Daytona to take on the Super Speedway for the first time since she took the motorsports world by storm at the Daytona 500. Although she didn’t lead laps last weekend at Daytona, Patrick ran has high as 2nd and looked like she was on her way to another top-10 finish until a last lap crash put her in 14th. The rear bumper of Patrick’s car came together with David Gilliland, triggering a multi-car accident as the pack came to the start-finish line collecting 10 cars in total. Patrick’s car received significant damage but she was able to drive it to the garage. “Well, a green-white-checkered finish is always exciting,” Patrick said after the race. “Junior and I had a good run through the middle and then up high around (turn) four. And I just watched the replay. It felt like I ran just along the wall but it could have been me that came...
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