Danica Patrick took her racing licks this week - first as a participant and then as a spectator.
Starting in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway, Patrick blew a right front tire and slammed into the wall on Lap 185. She experienced an additional hit when David Ragan could not slow up in time and ran into her driver-side door.
On Friday, Patrick said she suffered a headache and a sore neck following the Phoenix accident. Her injuries were further complicated on Thursday night when she was hit by a rock at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway while attending the World of Outlaws show.
"I feel like I have a concussion from last night," Patrick said. "I got hit by a rock at The Dirt Track and I took it to the ground. So I feel like it's really sore . . . It hit me straight in the head. Good thing I had a hat on or there would have been blood."
After her crash at Phoenix, Patrick finished 39th and dropped to 22nd in the NASCAR Sprint Cup points stan...