Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 9/25/14

KANSAS CITY, KS - APRIL 25: Danica Patrick driver of the #7 Motorola Andretti green Racing Dallara Honda during practice for the IRL IndyCar Series Road Runner Turbo Indy 300 on April 25, 2009 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
For Danica Patrick, you might start to hear the “Anna Kournikova of racing” jokes again soon. After making history and starting the reason off strong, her last two races have been, well not so hot. She was out of the last week’s Phoenix race extremely early and Danica also got hit in the read with a rock. Luckily she wasn’t hurt too badly. It’s an emotional roller coaster as Danica won the pole and made some history at the Daytona 500 the week before. Back to Danica Patrick and that rock which was floggin her noggin. So how did Danica do at Las Vegas Motor Speedway yesterday? Well she started 37th and her car never came to life. Despite a valiant effort by crew chief Tony Gibson, the No. 10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) never came to life, and Danica finished a disappointing 33rd, six laps behind the leaders. “It was a real tough day, no doubt,” Danica said. “We knew we were going to have tough days, but this is not the kind of tough day we thought about. W...
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