Just three weeks ago Danica Patrick had a nice 12th-place finish in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway. And of course, she finished 8th at the season opening Daytona 500. Thatâ€™s been pretty much it though as far as highlights on this young NASCAR season for Danica Patrick.
She will look to improve on her short-track results in Saturday nightâ€™s Toyota Owners 400 Sprint Cup race at the .75-mile Richmond (Va.) International Raceway.
When is Danica Patrick going to finally win one of these races? Can you imagine the media coverage if/when this happens?
Danica Patrick is no stranger to racing at Richmond, having competed in three NASCAR Nationwide Series races and five IZOD IndyCar Series races at the three-quarter-mile oval. She scored four top-10 IndyCar finishes, including sixth-place results in 2007 and 2008 and a fifth-place effort in 2009.
In the November Sprint Cup race at Phoenix International, Danica Patrick finished what was then a career-best 17th afte...