Found August 03, 2013 on Fox Sports:
PLAYERS: Danica Patrick
Danica Patrick says the new CEO of Go Daddy, the company that backs her NASCAR Sprint Cup effort, likes racing - and that's a good thing. Patrick has a lengthy relationship with the company, carrying its sponsorship in her IndyCar and NASCAR racing careers. Blake Irving recently took over the company and, as with any group, a change in leadership can lead to questions about where things are heading. Patrick, who is in her first full season of Sprint Cup competition with Stewart-Haas Racing, has already met with Irving. She said the first time she met him, she planned to "just say hello and I spend 45 minutes in his office." She said that he has "big plans" for the company. "He's very good at what he does and he has the power to make what he wants to happen, happen because he has a lot of good people that he's worked with over the years with the other companies that he has worked with," she said. "GoDaddy is an incredible company. They've grown so much over the last decade and that's not going to end by any means." The question is, will he impact her relationship with the company - or any future contract negotiations. Patrick was asked Friday at Pocono Raceway if Irving had given her any assurances she'd remain with Go Daddy in the future. Her answer? "I mean, Go Daddy has been an incredible partner for a really long time and like I said, the most important thing is that there is return on investment for them and that their company keeps growing," she said. "And if they keep growing and I'm a part of that, I feel like we're linked together and we help each other with the success. But it takes two. "So my job is to do the best I can for them, and hope that it always continues. It's been great so far for a long time and we've done a couple of contracts, so yeah. I like to think in my mind it starts today, every day it starts, you know? And you just go out and do the best job you can."

Danica Patrick leaves another track, angry and disappointed. This behavior has to be getting old for Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Danica Patrick left another track being angry and disappointed. SHe lost control of her car and caused a 4 car crash at Pocono. Patrick who started back in the pack got her car into 18th position before she crashed. She took out a number of cars too. Can you imagine being Ricky Stenhouse Jr.? The ride home had to be one of the longest trips of his life. Patrick has a way of staying...

Danica Patrick has no business driving a NASCAR at Pocono Raceway. It’s a waste of a good car.

Danica Patrick demonstrated once again, she isn’t qualified to drive a NASCAR. She qualified her car at almost 5 MPH slower than pole winner Jimmie Johnson who averaged 180.654 MPH. Patrick put her car into the 34th position with a speed of 175.860. The former Daytona Pole winner hasn’t done much since winning the pole on the supper speedway. She lacks the tools to be competitive...

Patrick Looking To Get Comfortable With The Tricky Triangle

Nobody likes it when a race weekend has rain that cancels practice or qualifying. That can be especially said for rookie drivers needing as much track time as possible. That scenario played out in June for Danica Patrick and her Stewart-Haas Racing team. Getting back to the track within a month is a benefit for a rookie trying to learn the ropes still. “It’s a neat place, definitely...

Patrick Prepares for Pocono

Caption: Patrick with her father, T.J. Patrick before the start of the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Photo Credit: Written By: Katie Copple After a weekend off for various appearances and some relaxation in Chicago, Danica Patrick was back behind the wheel and this time it was at a venue all too familiar to the 31 year old NASCAR Rookie. As the NASCAR...

Sweep thoughts: Can JJ do it again?

Jimmie Johnson is looking to make a clean sweep of Pocono Raceway in 2013. It would not be the first time the five-time series champion won both Sprint Cup races at the 2.5-mile track. Nor would it be his first sweep of the season. Johnson accomplished that task last month when he won the Coke Zero 400 after taking the Daytona 500 in February. But it would be the first time since...
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