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A little more than four months have gone by since Danica Patrick took the motorsports world by storm by winning the Pole for the Daytona 500. For a full week, Patrick appeared in the lives of American and people all over the world. Newspapers, websites, news programs and just about every medium possible took her history making Pole win and turned it into a campaign to get more people than ever to tune into the Great American Race.
Since Patrick’s eights place finish to kick off the season, her results and statistics have been less than spectacular. With two more top-15 finishes under her belt since Daytona, she can mostly be found running below the top-20, but what most need to remember is that she is a Rookie.
On the heels of comments made my analyst and former driver Kyle Petty, Patrick is well on her way to proving him wrong. Petty recently accused Patrick of being a “marketing machine” and “not a racecar driver.” These comments weren’t necessarily ...