Originally posted on Rubbings Racing  |  Last updated 8/3/13
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Caption: Patrick with her father, T.J. Patrick before the start of the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Photo Credit: DanicaRacing.com) 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 Sprint Cup Series took to the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 20th running of the Brickyard 400, all eyes were on Patrick as she got behind the wheel of her No.10 GoDaddy Chevy for the first time at the historic track. Since 2005 where she made history in her first attempt at the Indy 500, Patrick had made a total of eight starts prior to last Sunday’s race. In her first start in IndyCar’s most historic and popular race, Patrick became a household name after starting third, leading laps and ultimately finishing fourth in the Indy 500. Patrick competed in the Indy 500 seven times and garnished several
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