Our Day At Phoenix International Raceway

Flyover at PIR

Yesterday was the first NASCAR race we have attended since Hurricane Sandy put 8 feet of water in our house and destroyed everything we owned at the end of 2012. For those that don't know I moved our family out to Phoenix area while I go back and build and fight with insurance companies and building permits. Enough about that! Yesterday was a get back to normal day for us as we attended our first NASCAR race since the storm. We didn't plan on going to the race so I didn't put in for media passes … [Read more...]

Danica Patrick Talks About Daytona

Danica Patrick Helmet

DANICA PATRICK, NO. 10 GODADDY CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Daytona International Speedway and discussed her success in the Daytona 500 in February, if she has a plan for the last lap of this weekend’s 400-mile race. TALK ABOUT YOUR THOUGHTS COMING BACK TO DAYTONA: “Happy 4th of July. We had the pole here in Daytona and started the year off that way. It would be nice to start the second half of the year off the same way. At the end of the day it’s not the most important … [Read more...]

Danica Patrick’s Appearances and Richmond Run

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Media magnet, Danica Patrick has had a busy month, with t.v. appearances and a divorce that was just finalized on April 17th.  She appeared on the Today Show.  Where she was asked about her performance this year. She explained, "I've got a really great crew, I've got a great crew chief and we have fun.  I think that when you have fun,  good things come from it." Then there was the memorable Colbert report appearance, which brought out her fun witty side. Colbert asked, "What do you do … [Read more...]

Danica Patrick, Road Courses and Respect

Danica Patrick Posing

Danica Patrick is making her second road course run at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.  She recalls running this course, back in 2003 during the Atlantic series, and remembers the layout, size and corners. A Wisconsin native, Danica is running into some familiar faces, mostly friends of her dad, T.J.  Asked what she relishes about coming home?  Danica joked, “Who doesn’t love cheese curds?”. She said her parents brought their motor home, so they will be cooking out and it gives her a … [Read more...]

Danica Patrick, Past, Present and the Prelude.

Danica Patrick during Daytona 500

I tuned into my first Indy Car race in May 2005.  I had heard of a female rookie driver, and was curious to see what all the fuss was about.  I saw Danica Patrick race and was immediately impressed. How could someone of her stature, hang on to a 600 horsepower vehicle?  Quite a task for anyone male or female. Thus my introduction to Danica, whom I now refer to as D.P.  Since that first Indy 500 run in 2005,  I have not missed a single race, practice or qualifying run.  There have been many … [Read more...]