Danica Patrick made her first start on a road course in the Sprint Cup Series last weekend at Sonoma but it didn’t go exactly as she or her team had hoped. In all seriousness, it was a disappointing weekend for Danica and the entire team.
“It was a long day – a long weekend,” Patrick said in a press release after the race. She finished 29th after running as high as 5th in one point of the race. At the beginning of the race, she was one of many cars to take a spin then on lap 68, she cut a left front tire and rear-ended the tire barrier in turn 10. She made a few trips down pit road for repairs to the GoDaddy Chevy.
Patrick finished 29th and on the lead lap at the end of the race; improving from her 31st place starting spot. “We just couldn’t get the car to the point where I was comfortable with it. It’s disappointing because I know the GoDaddy guys worked really hard all weekend,” Patrick continued. “We just couldn’t get much to go our way this weekend. Havi...