Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 10/9/14
Danica Patrick, driver of the No. 10 Chevrolet SS (hey, I drive an Impala too! Danica Patrick and I are soul mates) for Stewart-Haas Racing, heads deep in the heart of Texas with some “momentum” after a solid run Sunday at Martinsville. After encountering some early issues, bad breaks and a poor start, Danica Patrick rallied for a  12th-place finish at the .526-mile oval. Danica Patrick has seen her biggest career highlights at the Brickyard and Daytona. In seven Indianapolis 500 starts, Patrick finished in the top-10 six times, including third in ’09, the best finish ever for a woman in the Indy 500. At Daytona, Danica Patrick won the pole for the ’12 NASCAR Nationwide Series race and then, one year later, became the first woman ever to win a Sprint Cup pole by taking the #1 spot for the Daytona 500. She finished eighth in that race, the highest ever by a woman in the history of the Daytona 500. Indy and Daytona have provided plenty of good press for Danica Patrick, but it’s the Te...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Sam Shields: Dez Bryant catch should have counted

What if the Patriots inflated their footballs in a sauna?

Klay Thompson sets NBA record with 37 pts in a quarter

Hall of Famer Ernie Banks passes away

Michigan St trustee member trolls Michigan in tweet

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Marlins, Ichiro Suzuki agree to one-year, $2M deal

College basketball weekend preview

Browns player: Manziel’s rookie season was a joke

Kobe jokingly blames torn rotator cuff on passing

Romo campaigns to keep Dez and DeMarco

Portland's Thomas Robinson is no bust

Coastal Carolina planning to install teal-colored field

The five most significant Super Bowls of all time

WATCH: J.R. Smith, LeBron half-court alley oop

Sesame Street makes "inflate" the word of the day

Former Panthers GM questions if Patriots cheated in Super Bowl

Oscar De La Hoya to launch cable channel

Ten players to watch in the 2015 Senior Bowl

Cody investigated for animal cruelty; agent disputes claim

Which NBA player should get next on a signature shoe deal?

Seattle butcher sells Lynch Skittles sausage

Three under-the-radar Super Bowl MVP candidates

Anthony Davis draws Barkley portrait on 'Inside the NBA'

NASCAR News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Could Patriots have used a sauna?

Klay Thompson scores 37 pts in a quarter

Hall of Famer Ernie Banks passes away

Sesame Street makes "inflate" the word of the day

Which NBA player should get next on a signature shoe deal?

NFL's Deflategate statement doesn't say much

Who's the next coach to 1,000 wins?

The inflated media coverage of the New England Patriots

Gronk blows off Seahawks CB's slight

Bieber helped Raptor become ASG starter?

The all-time Super Bowl team

What if the Colts drafted Ryan Leaf?

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.