Found June 14, 2013 on
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Our Lady in Green took on the Tricky Triangle for the first time in her career last weekend at Pocono Raceway. What was first thought to be a great weekend for Patrick started out to be another great learning experience.
Patrick was running near the top-20 in the closing laps of the race but ended the day in 29th after getting shuffled back during the final restarts.
“The guys gave me a good GoDaddy Chevrolet,” Patrick said in a press release. “We just got shuffled back at the end on the restarts. It’s disappointing because we could have had a much better finish. It’s just part of the process, learning how to get better on restarts, especially at the end of races. That’s where you can really gain a lot of spots.”
Patrick’s 29th place finish moved her to 28th in point standing, up two spots from the week before.
This weekend, the series heads to Michigan. Patrick will make her first Sprint Cup Series start at the track, but this is far from her first vi...
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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – With the conclusion of last weekend’s Party in the Poconos 400 at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway, Danica Patrick, driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), has been to all 23 tracks that host NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.
Pocono was the last facility where Patrick had yet to compete in Sprint Cup, NASCAR Nationwide Series or IZOD IndyCar...
NASCAR driver Jason Leffler was killed in a crash at Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey yesterday. He was 37 years old. Leffler was racing at “Night of Wings.”
Leffler flipped on the front stretch and had to be extracted from his car. He was then taken to Cooper Trauma Center where he later died from injuries sustained in the accident, according to New Jersey State Police.
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