Danica Patrick News
Turn 4: Is Brad Keselowski now the best restrictor-plate driver?
Our experts weigh in on four of the biggest questions in NASCAR: Turn 1: Who is the best active restrictor-plate driver? Ricky Craven, ESPN NASCAR analyst: Dale Earnhardt Jr. is the greatest restrictor-plate driver of his generation, but Brad Keselowski is certainly making his mark and, along with
Cubs fan Danica Patrick knows miraculous things can happen
Danica Patrick grew up in Chicago , she has thrown out the first pitch at Wrigley Field twice and she has even had to sing during the seventh-inning stretch, but does she think the Cubs can win it all? How did you become a Cubs fan? I grew up in Illinois and have a place in Chicago. Anyone who
Keeping cars on the ground at Daytona a tricky proposition
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Matt Kenseth isn't too inclined to figure out why his car went airborne during the Sprint Cup race in May at Talladega Superspeedway. He knows he got hit, his car started to spin and his car ended upside-down in the wall. "I don't really spend any more or less time worrying
Which famous fans follow the top 25 teams?
With Mark Schlabach's most recent Way-Too-Early Top 25 rankings as our guide, we have ranked everything from the weakest position groups to the most likely future presidential candidates. This week, football meets Hollywood. Who are the top celebrity fans for the top 25 teams? 1. Alabama Crimson
Danica Patrick fond of Indy 500 experience, but not ready to make new ones
In the first 99 years of the Indianapolis 500, only one woman has finished in the top five. Only one has led laps. Danica Patrick . Patrick will watch the 100th Indianapolis 500 from afar Sunday as she concentrates on her NASCAR career. She has her place in Indianapolis 500 history, and in many
Julia Landauer hopes to graduate to racing's next level
If you don't think a girl raised in New York City and educated at Stanford would have the moxie to stick a stock car in a tight spot at a breakneck speed, you haven't met Julia Landauer. Landauer, 24, is so tough she made it halfway through "Survivor: Caramoan" in 2013. She's so confident she has
Danica Patrick's wreck collects Tony Stewart, Jamie McMurray
DOVER, Del. -- A gear failure sent Danica Patrick into a fiery spin, triggering a three-car accident that resulted in Tony Stewart and Jamie McMurray spinning in the oil left by Patrick's car and hitting the wall hard in the opening minutes of practice Friday at Dover International Speedway.
Drivers don't like Talladega as much as they just accept it
TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Kyle Busch finished second, and in some ways he could consider himself the first loser at Talladega Superspeedway behind Brad Keselowski . But anyone who watched the Geico 500 would know that any car that finished Sunday afternoon was a winner. Twelve cars failed to finish the
'Anxious' Tony Stewart to undergo tests on broken back this month
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Tony Stewart said he feels good but needs to wait for a scan on his broken back later this month to determine when he will return to the driver's seat. The three-time Sprint Cup champion, speaking Thursday after being honored for raising $1.5 million through his "Smoke Show"