Skip to comments.Danica Patrick crashes out with 17 laps to go at Daytona
Posted on 07/08/2012 7:41:39 AM PDT by Hacksaw
Danica Patrick's fourth and final Daytona start in 2012 ended just like the first three; with a crash.
Patrick qualified third and spent most of the evening near the front, leading five times for a career-high 13 laps, and missed the race's 14-car pileup because she was at the head of the pack. It wouldn't have been a stretch to say that Patrick might have had the race's best car.
But 17 laps later, Patrick wasn't so lucky. Jeffrey Earnhardt went around off the bumper of Ricky Stenhouse ahead of Patrick, and Patrick, who was on the outside as the field exited Turn 2, darted to the inside to miss Earnhardt's car. But as she made her move to the left, she clipped the front bumper of a car and off she went towards the inside wall.
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That photo is so un-sexy. The only time she should be sitting like that is when she’s sitting on a particular item made of porcelain.
There are 50 quarterbacks in the HOF who never won a ring? You had better check your stats again...
I think Tony is one of the most awesome racers ever. I’ve watched him here since TQ midget days.
He’s far better than Danica could ever dream to be.
My only point is that Danica Patrick is a bona fide racer and anybody who claims she shouldn’t be on the track is wrong. Anybody who saddles up and runs 225 at Indy gets my respect.
I don’t think her rides at Indy had any more budget than her teammates.
Money only takes you so far.
Case study: Milka Duno, LOL
You take this very seriously, don’t you?
No amount of ‘white knighting’ will ever make Patrick care about you.
He’s one of an (apparently) diminishing number of FReepers who deal with facts rather than shoot from the keyboard opinion.
You sound like a democrat—pigeon-holing someone and dictating what she should and shouldn’t be doing. There were plenty of wrecks in last night’s race too. It’s the nature of the track and restrictor plates. I thought Danica did well and she did have a fast car. It was an exciting finish on both nights.
LOL, i’ve seen her race, you said a mouth full... Hunter-Reay and Duno’s Pit Confrontation at The Glen http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNKBcqP9nuM
She can sit like that while I bring her another martini.
“For all the sexist haters out there...”
Whoa buddy. If anybody is ‘sexist’ it’s Danica. She been selling it since the beginning. As a female, I am not a hater of Danica, as much as a hater of what SHE AND NASCAR have turned Nascar into.
A spectacle, perhaps?
Washing out? Maybe Menard and Montoya should be washing out ahead of her.
It’s the same crowd that hates Palin. I refer to them as fags.
She’s a spectacle that I’m sure all red blooded males enjoy admiring. But going the sex nymph route while trying to get race fans to take her seriously as a driver is laughable...I mean, how many photo shoots has Dale Jr. done in his underwear?
They want drivers to respect her, while she’s showing no self respect. They want it both ways, and it’s not gonna work. IMHO, of course.
Danica can do whatever the heck she wants. She's a no-talent hack who is an overrated marketing stunt.
She's been in over 200 professional races with top gear and can't deliver.
If you are a true race fan and not a drooler, you would have noticed that she didn't get behind any driver and push. That's because no one trusts her ability to do the job.
She sucks, get over it.
And, for the record, I've owned a race team so I have a little knowledge in that area.
Has nothing to do with sexism. Real race fans prefer real race car drivers. These include Johanna Long, Simona De Silvestro, Sarah Fischer, Erin Crocker and many other women drivers who didn't sell their bodies for money.
FFS, There were 5 women in one Indy and they only talked about Danica.
Where’s Sharpton, Jackson, and the NAACP? There’s not any black NASCAR drivers. I can’t believe Jackson is not trying to extort money out of Rick Hendrix Racing.
Yeah, I bet your name ain’t Hendricks or Roush—you get over it.
She MUST suck or there would have been more female drivers by now. Kind of like the first black p_resident.
If my name were Hendricks or Roush, I wouldn't be wasting my time with a drooling, mouth-breather like you.
Best post on this thread. Thanks.
I agree. That was a quote from Waywardson.
You’re welcome. Some people are so transparent.
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