Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 1/12/15

WATKINS GLEN, NY - JULY 05: Danica Patrick driver of the #7 Motorola Andretti Green Racing Dallara Honda stands in the pits during practice for the IRL IndyCar Series Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen at Watkins Glen International on July 5, 2008 in Watkins Glen, New York. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
There’s a Danica Patrick car next to a Richard Petty automobile at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum and Hall of Fame. As I toured the facility at the Brickyard a couple weeks ago I was taken aback by the apparent irony and sense of humor the museum has done for it this. I’m talking, obviously, about the comments made by The King right before the season started; where he said Danica Patrick would never win a NASCAR Sprint Cup race. Well, as you might be reminded from the picture above, Danica Patrick won an IndyCar race in Japan in 2006. She just hasn’t won a NASCAR race, Cup or Nationwide, or won a race stateside. She really hasn’t even come close in recent weeks. This season has gotten off to a brutal star for her, with 14th being her best and only non-disastrous showing. She came in 32nd at Martinsville last week; which is simply awful. But this week Danica Patrick, along with the college basketball Final Four, comes to Texas. Of all the tracks where Danica Patrick will com...
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