Found June 27, 2013 on Sports-Glory: Yardbarker Blogger Network
TV analyst Kyle Petty said Thursday that Danica Patrick is “not a race car driver.” The FOX SPorts/TNT analyst and Former NASCAR driver appeared on SPEED’s NASCAR Racehub and said Patrick is a “marketing machine” but not a racer. 

Kyle Petty makes comments critical of Danica Patrick

Source: Mike Stobe/Getty Images Kyle Petty does not believe in the ability of Danica Patrick. Appearing on SPEED’s NASCAR RaceHub program, the FOX Sports/TNT analyst and former NASCAR driver described Patrick as a “marketing machine” instead of a race car driver. “Danica has been the perfect example of somebody who can qualify better than what she runs,” said Petty. ...

Danica responds to Kyle Petty

A day after Kyle Petty said that Danica Patrick was not a race car driver, it was her turn to respond to the criticism. 

Earnhardt Jr. defends Danica's racing

Kyle Petty continues to doubt Danica Patrick's future as a NASCAR driver. During a Thursday night appearance on SPEED's "Race Hub" program, the former driver and current TV analyst said Patrick is more of a marketing machine than a race car driver and doubts the 30-year-old will ever be one "because I think it's too late." Patrick is a Sprint Cup...

Danica unfazed by Petty's criticism

On Friday, Danica Patrick brushed off the comments made by former Sprint Cup driver and current FOX/SPEED commentator Kyle Petty with a laugh. "It's funny how he said I can qualify but can't race," said Patrick, who is preparing for Saturday night's Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway. "Those of you that actually watch what I do would know that I can...

The Message to Danica: Time to Race

Kyle Petty gave his thoughts on Danica Patrick and he did not sugarcoat it. The son of Richard Petty – winningest driver in NASCAR history – described Patrick as a marketing machine not a racecar driver. The love affair with Patrick is over in NASCAR. Only so much attention can be given to one driver who has struggled to hang with the middle of the pack. Rather than give a half...

Danica Patrick regarding Kyle Petty’s comments

SPARTA, Ky — Danica Patrick addressed the media this afternoon at Kentucky Speedway, and it was only a few questions in before she was asked about Kyle Petty’s Thursday comments. “It’s funny how he said I can qualify but I can’t race… because those of you who actually watch what I do,  would know that I can’t qualify for crap — in the race things go much better,...

Danica Patrick Quaker State 400 Race Preview

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – It started in the Silicon Valley and will end in Kentucky. In between, Danica Patrick has been “Here, There and Everywhere.” Patrick, driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), spent last Thursday in GoDaddy’s new Silicon Valley office meeting with employees and checking out the new digs. From there, she headed to Sonoma, Calif...

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Quaker State 400 Race Preview

NATIONAL GUARD YOUTH FOUNDATION: The National Guard Youth Foundation will adorn the hood of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s blue-and-white Chevrolet SS this weekend in Kentucky. The National Guard Youth Foundation assists adolescents, who drop out of school, with the opportunity to improve their life skills, education and employability, creating the next generation of skilled workforce in...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. sets Kentucky track record in pole-winning run

Don't tell Dale Earnhardt Jr. you can't catch a cloud. With a fast car and a fortuitous mass of cumulus to help cool Kentucky Speedway during Friday's time trials, Earnhardt put together a track-record pole-winning run for Saturday night's Quaker State 400, the 17th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event of the season. It was the eighth track qualifying record set this year...

Kyle Petty trashes Danica Patrick

TNT NASCAR analyst (and the son of the legendary Richard Petty) Kyle Petty said that Danica Patrick is "not a race car driver" during an appearance on SPEED's Racehub. Yahoo!'s From the Marbles has the exact quotes. "That’s where I have a problem. Where fans have bought into the hype of the marketing, to think she’s a race car driver," Petty said...

Danica Patrick headed to Ford?

As we get ready for tonight’s Quaker State 400 at 7:30 p.m. seen on TNT with radio on PRN and Sirius XM NASCAR Radio.  The Sprint Cup gang is at Kentucky Speedway located in the small town of Sparta and there are should be some great racing. There is however some rumblings concerning one of NASCAR’s most marketable stars. Let’s begin with Danica Patrick and her boyfriend Ricky...

Danica Patrick fires back at Kyle Petty: ‘I really don’t care’

USA Today Sports Danica Patrick responded Friday to Kyle Petty’s claim that she isn’t a race car driver. Patrick said the comments had no impact on her. “I really don’t care,” she said, via USA Today Sports. “I don’t. It’s true there are plenty of people who say really bad things about me. I 

Purple Heart Recipient Surprised With 'Ride of a Lifetime' at Kentucky Speedway

Richard Petty Motorsports and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Aric Almirola logged some extra time on the track this weekend at the Kentucky Speedway. With sponsor Eckrich, part of the John Morrell Food Group, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, and Operation Homefront, they surprised a special member of the U.S. military and his family with a 'Ride of a Lifetime'. United States...

Earnhardt Jr. wins pole at Kentucky Speedway, full qualifying results for Quaker State 400

Source: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images Dale Earnhardt Jr. will lead the field of 43 cars to the green flag for Saturday nights running of the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. In winning the pole Earnhardt set a new track record at 29.406 for a speed of 183.636 mph. A total of nine drivers broke the previous track record. Saturday’s race will be the third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...

Almirola Looks To GoBowling Through The Competition

LAS VEGAS –  The number one recognized car in NASCAR will now feature the number one participatory sports activity – bowling! Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and Strike Ten Entertainment announced today at the International Bowl Expo (IBE) the launch of a new partnership that will feature as a primary sponsor of the No. 43 Ford Fusion driven by Aric Almirola. Also...
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