Danica Patrick speaks out on concussion issue: 'I'm sure I've had 12'

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is not the only active NASCAR driver who has endured multiple concussions. In fact, Danica Patrick ventured to say during Daytona 500 media day on Tuesday that she and many other Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers have likely experienced several concussions across the course of their careers. “I’ve had concussions,” Patrick said. “I’m sure every...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Danica Patrick reveals concussion fears: I don’t want to die

Danica Patrick has no interest in testing the limits of an injury that sent fellow driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. away from the track and into a hellish haze for half the season. NASCAR’s most successful female driver opened up on her own history of head trauma Wednesday during Dayton 500 media day, crediting Earnhardt’s decision to...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Danica Patrick says she has gotten numerous concussions during her career

Patrick remembers being knocked out briefly after a crash during her IndyCar rookie year.                

Danica Patrick discusses concussions for drivers

It’s not surprising that NASCAR drivers have dealt with concussion-related issues. What is alarming, though, is how often concussions seem to occur.Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s extended absence from the sport, as well as his openness about his concussion issues, shook things up quite a bit. Not only did NASCAR implement a new concussion protocol, but other drivers are starting to be...
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Danica Patrick Said She’s Going To Need Some Luck To Win At Daytona

NASCAR is like any other sport — it takes a lot of skill, and no shortage of good fortune. Danica Patrick, fresh off a fourth-place finish at last Sunday’s Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona, still is looking for her first Cup race victory. And when speaking to reporters Tuesday at Daytona 500 media day, she said The Clash offered a challenging precursor to Sunday’s 59th running...
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Clint Bowyer leads SHR into new era with Ford at Daytona

A lot can change in a year. Clint Bowyer knows that better than most.One year after qualifying 34th at Daytona in the No. 15 HScott Motorsports Chevrolet, Bowyer nearly grabbed the pole for the 59th running of the Great American Race in the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford.The excitement was evident on Bowyer’s face during interviews throughout the weekend. He has a smile that won’t...
Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

NASCAR's Danica Patrick adamant she fairly promoted sponsor

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Danica Patrick is defending her support of former sponsor Nature's Bakery and says she never promoted any rival products. Stewart-Haas Racing has filed a $31 million lawsuit against Nature's Bakery, saying the food company concocted false claims to dump the remaining two years on its sponsorship deal for Patrick. The suit claims Nature's Bakery took issue...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Danica Patrick gets sponsorship help days before Daytona 500

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) One of Danica Patrick's sponsors has stepped up to fill a sudden funding void created when Stewart-Haas Racing sued her primary backer for $31 million in a breach of contract suit. Aspen Dental said Tuesday it will be the lead sponsor for Patrick and debut on her car in the Feb. 26 season-opening Daytona 500. Patrick and SHR were left with 20-some races to...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Danica Patrick still in sponsorship limbo with NASCAR season approaching

The 2017 NASCAR season is just around the corner, and one of the sport’s biggest stars still is in major sponsorship limbo.Stewart-Haas racer Danica Patrick raised eyebrows when she appeared at a recent NASCAR media event wearing a firesuit void of the familiar light blue Nature’s Bakery logo she wore for much of the 2016 season. As it turns out, speculation of sponsorship woes...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN's Craven: Patrick is 'getting long in the tooth'

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Former NASCAR driver Ricky Craven says the window for Danica Patrick to win a Cup race is starting to dwindle in a career he says is ''getting long in the tooth.'' The two-time Monster Energy Cup series race winner touched on several topics during a news conference Thursday for Kentucky Speedway, including Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s return from a concussion and...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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