Danica Patrick left the first racing rough patch with boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. on the track.
At home, the relationship is still smooth sailing.
Patrick and Stenhouse escaped for some relaxation on a boat after their first dust-up on the track since the NASCAR rookies announced in January they were dating. NASCAR's power couple rubbed each other the wrong way during Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 after Stenhouse drove his car into the side of Patrick's car and effectively ended her race.
There was no escaping the relationship doghouse for Stenhouse - the two shared a ride home.
''You don't not talk about it because you're riding home together,'' Patrick said Wednesday. ''There's a few silent moments for sure, many moments. I was upset. I wasn't necessarily strictly just upset at him. He was there three wide as part of the issue.''
Patrick was racing in the middle of the three-wide pack when she was hit by Stenhouse and collided with Brad Keselowski. Patrick's No. 10 Chevrolet suffe...