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Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, met with media and discussed the learning process for the new race cars, Danica Patrick’s performance at Daytona, his opinion of the Phoenix International Raceway track, and more.
HOW IS THE NEW CAR HANDLING? “So far, so good. We are just a little bit tight, balance-wise; but other than that it drives really good.”
WERE YOU EXPECTING WHAT YOU FELT? “I didn’t know what to expect. It’s a new car and I don’t know how anybody knows what to expect until you get out and run it. So, you guys (media) are going to have the same questions for the next four weeks and we’re still going to be learning for the next four weeks. So, give us about four or five more weeks and we’ll be able to give you a lot more answers than what we’ve got today, so far, on what it feels like.”
LAST WEEK WAS NOT THE WAY YOU WANTED TO START THE SEASON. HOW DO YOU GO FORWARD OR BOUNCE-BACK FROM IT? “Easy. We’ve left there (Daytona) 43rd (in points) and
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Phoenix- Many outside the NASCAR community thought Danica Patrick had turned the corner and was ready to contend in the NASCAR world. She started on the pole for the biggest race of the season at Daytona International Speedway last weekend and ran up front all race.
Patrick was running third all the way up to the final lap with a shot to win it but made a costly mistake, not making...
If a driver is only as good as his or her last race, then Danica Patrick deserves to be ranked among the top 10 in the Sprint Cup Series -- for now.
Patrick's 2013 coming-out party at Daytona International Speedway was impressive. She started from the pole, led five laps and ran more circuits (113) among the top-three positions than any other driver before finishing eighth....
Danica Patrick had a difficult finish to the Daytona 500, falling from third to eighth on the final lap.
Some kind words from her owner and the race winner made her feel a little better.
Patrick became the first woman to sit on the pole at the Daytona 500 and raced near the front all day, leading five laps. She only had Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in front of her on the...
Last week she was the belle of the ball in Daytona when she became the first woman to win the pole at Daytona and to lead a lap in the Great American Race. This week she gets a flat and crashes into the wall.
On the upside (which since there was no one hurt I can say that) we get to see the crash from the fan's point of view as well as from a camera in Danica's car--kinda...
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – “We have a lot more history to make.”
Those were the words of Danica Patrick just two Sundays ago following her history-making pole run for the 55th Daytona 500 as she became the first woman to ever earn a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole position.
But those were more than just words for Patrick, the driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet SS for Stewart...
As the 2013 NASCAR season progresses, Danica Patrick continues her rookie season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Heading into the race weekend at Phoenix International Raceway, Patrick will be making her second start of her rookie season. As she prepares to compete in the Subway Fresh Fit 500, Patrick will get the opportunity to [...]
Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, met with members of the media at Phoenix International Raceway and discussed her success at Daytona, expectations for weekend at Phoenix, comparison of her first Indianapolis 500 and Daytona 500 and other topics.
TALK ABOUT YOUR EXPECTATIONS FOR PHOENIX THIS WEEKEND: “It was nice to come here at the end of the season, and...
By JOHN MARSHALL
AP Sports Writer
AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Danica Patrick had one of the hardest hits of her career when her car slammed into the wall at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday, but walked away uninjured.
Running 26th with just over 100 laps left, Patrick blew a right front tire coming around turn 4 and slammed the right side of her car into the wall. She careened back...
Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, was involved in an accident on lap 184 after losing a right front tire. Below are quotes from Patrick after the accident.
WHAT HAPPENED OUT THERE? “Obviously I blew a right front. No real warning. I wasn’t that tight either; I was sliding a little bit. I felt like most of the day I was chasing the rear. It was a little...
WHAT HAPPENED OUT THERE? "Obviously I blew a right front. No real warning. I wasn't that tight either; I was sliding a little bit. I felt like most of the day I was chasing the rear. It was a little unexpected. I took a hard hit to the right, and then on the left. I'm fine. The cars and the tracks are so safe. As a driver that's a nice feeling. It doesn't change...
Danica Patrick cut a tire on lap 184, resulting a hard crash in turn four that caused her to finish a disappointing 39th in the Subway Fresh Fit 500k NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway.
Patrick, driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), was in the top-25 when she exited turn four of the 1-mile oval and the right...
Danica Patrick slammed her car hard into the wall during a race at Phoenix International Raceway, but was uninjured.
Patrick blew a right-front tire coming around turn 4 on Sunday and slammed into the wall. She careened back onto the track and was hit hard again by David Ragan, flipping her hood over the windshield and shredding the left front fender.
Patrick coasted to a stop...
Danica Patrick struggled with her car all weekend at Phoenix. After qualifying 40th, Patrick made little headway in her second Sprint Cup start of the season.
Just past halfway Patrick cut a tire midway though turn three sending her No. 10 Chevrolet SS into the wall collecting the No. 34 Ford Fusion of David Ragan as she came down the race track.
Patrick was running...
Danica Patrick's day ended in disappointment after she blew a right-front tire during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Subway 500 and wrecked on the frontstretch at Phoenix International Raceway.
The accident on Lap 185 was further compounded when David Ragan slammed into her No. 10 GoDaddy.com Chevy SS.
"Obviously I blew a right front," Patrick said. "No real warning....
AVONDALE, Ariz. -- If a driver is only as good as his or her last race, then Danica Patrick deserves to be ranked among the top 10 in the Sprint Cup Series for now.
Patricks 2013 coming-out party at Daytona International Speedway was impressive. She started from the pole, led five laps and ran more circuits (113) in the top three than any other driver before finishing eighth.