Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 8/30/14

WATKINS GLEN, NY - JULY 05: Danica Patrick driver of the #7 Motorola Andretti Green Racing Dallara Honda stands in the pits during practice for the IRL IndyCar Series Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen at Watkins Glen International on July 5, 2008 in Watkins Glen, New York. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Goddess of NASCAR Danica Patrick is a lover of wine. She, and her ex-husband Paul Hospenthal acquired a very impressive wine cellar with over 1,000 bottles. (More on the Danica Patrick wine collection here) After she divorced Hospenthal so that she could date Ricky Stenhouse Jr., I don’t know what became of the wine collection accrued with her ex-hubby. Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway is one of the few tracks on the NASCAR schedule where Danica Patrick has a lot of experience. And yes, Sonoma is the heart of California wine country. Danica Patrick has made seven starts at Sonoma dating back to 2005. This weekend will be Patrick’s first career Sprint Cup Series start on a road course and she is hoping her efforts produce better results than her three NASCAR Nationwide Series road-course finishes last year.. In June at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin Danica Patrick was fourth on the final lap when she was bumped into the gravel trap by Jacques Villeneueve, which caused her to finish ...
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