Found June 28, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
You can understand where The King Richard Petty is coming from. Every week we see Danica Patrick finishing 27th, 29th, 31st etc. And never in the top five. Ever. Of course, if you’re Danica Patrick, or anyone else for that matter, you’re not going to take trash talk like that lying down either. “I just think that it’s funny how he said that I can qualify but I can’t race, because those of you who actually watch what I do would know that I can’t qualify for crap,” Patrick told the media today at Kentucky Speedway when asked for a response about Petty’s critique yesterday. “So it’s a little bit funny.” In an interview on Speed Channel, Petty said of Danica: “She’s not a race car driver. … She can go fast, but she can’t race. I think she’s come a long way, but she’s still not a race car driver. And I don’t think she’s ever going to be a race car driver.” adding:  “just a marketing machine.” Obviously, he has an issue with Danica’s celebrity status, and how much mon
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  • Petty is right, she sucks big time. I mean what has she won...one race in her entire career. And that wasn't a big time race like Daytona or something similar.
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