Articles tagged ‘Danica Patrick’

Feb 15

Q&A on Hendrick Motorsports Engines Suffering Three Engine Failures During First Day of Daytona 500 Practice

Smoke comes from the car of Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy Chevrolet, during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 15, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images TONY STEWART, NO. 14 BASS PRO SHOPS/MOBIL 1 CHEVROLET SS – EXPERIENCED AN ENGINE FAILURE DURING NSCS PRACTICE 2 FOR THE DAYTONA 500 WHAT DID YOU FEEL INSIDE THE NO. 14 WHEN THE ENGINE EXPIRED?   “Just something in the bottom end broke.  It happened all at once.  I was talking to Scottie Maxim (director of track support at Hendrick Motorsports) one of the head engine guys at Hendrick and went over everything.  It’s a good thing about having the telemetry with the motor side is you can see what goes on, what’s happening, but it wasn’t anything that we knew with some warning.  It just happened all at once.  The good thing is we have a lot of depth at Hendrick and ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick brushes off Richard Petty’s ‘She can’t win’ comment

2013 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.— When Danica Patrick arrived for media day Thursday at Daytona International Speedway, she knew exactly what to expect. It didn't take long for the inevitable questions to surface. What did she think of comments made by seven-time champion ... FULL STORY »

2014 Daytona Speedweeks NASCAR Media Day Q&A with Driver Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images DANICA PATRICK, NO. 10 GODADDY CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at NASCAR Daytona Media Day  and discussed: staring 2014 season in Sprint Unlimited; Richard Petty comments; expectations for Speed Weeks and the season and other topics. Q. ON STARTING ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick Returns to Turner Scott Motorsports for Daytona Nationwide Race

NSCS Driver Danica Patrick Garage Patrick to Open 2014 NNS Season in No. 30 Florida Lottery Chevrolet Camaro MOORESVILLE, N.C. (February 12, 2014) - It was announced today that Danica Patrick will pilot Turner Scott Motorsports' (TSM) third entry in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – Change and Familiarity at Daytona

Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 Chevrolet, prepares to drive during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 15, 2013 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Feb. 11, 2014) – Danica Patrick’s 2014 Budweiser Speedweeks at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway will be different than the 2013 version. But the driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) wants to at ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick intrigued by prospect of 16-driver Chase; Plus Other Notes From Sprint Media Tour

2013 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The notion of a 16-driver field in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and a possible "win-and-you're-in" format certainly got Danica Patrick's attention. And it crystallized the game plan of her crew chief, Tony Gibson. No, NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Puts Ford, RFR on Nationwide Pole at Bristol; NASCAR Plans Competition Caution

Today may be the 29th annual Scotts EZ Seed 300 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, and if the shoe was to fit, Carl Edwards in the No. 60 Scotts EZ Ford Mustang should be on the pole. But, it was ... FULL STORY »

Trevor Bayne climbs out of the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford in victory lane after winning the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. - Photo Credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images for NASCAR
Faith; Wood Bros. Racing Propel Trevor Bayne To Daytona 500 Triumph
Posted 02.21.11
A Moment Like This. Kelly Clarkson, the winner of the very first American Idol released that smashing hit in 2002. On Sunday afternoon at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, Trevor Bayne enjoyed his "Moment Like This," in just his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start. Beating the odds, Bayne held off ...FULL STORY »
Dario Franchitti wins the PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway in the IZOD IndyCar Series (Photo Credit: Firestone Racing Photo)
Dario Franchitti Takes Thriller At Chicagoland
Posted 08.29.10
In the largest IZOD IndyCar Series field, outside the traditional 33 starters in the Indianapolis 500 since 1997 at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway, Target Chip Ganassi Racing’s Dario Franchitti won Saturday night’s PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway in a thrilling match against Panther Racing’s ...FULL STORY »
Milka Duno
Milka Duno: Gaining Speed On The Track; Continuing To Make A Difference Off
Posted 06.16.10
Ever since Milka Duno entered the IZOD IndyCar Series in 2007, the Venezuelan has seen her name in the headlines for the right and what some say the wrong reasons. While I have not agreed with a lot of her negative publicity, Duno is gaining speed on and even off ...FULL STORY »
Granny Grump
Jimmie, Kevin,The Year Of Hair, Danica Again And Other Stuff
Posted 03.01.10
Well loyal readers and other folks, I think I will cover the last 2 races in one shot. Johnson won at California and at Vegas and Harvick took second at both places. Mercy! That was quick, wasn't it? Look, I could go in to more detail, but, why bother? Other ...FULL STORY »
Daytona, Danica, GoDaddy and Other Stuff
Posted 02.09.10
Well loyal readers and other folks, it's that time again. How was your "off season"? Lord have mercy, it's been a rough one for so many people. Rain, rain and more rain out West. Seems some of those people out there are about to wash away and it ain't over ...FULL STORY » Exclusive: Danica Patrick Does Not Rule Out NASCAR For 2010
Posted 08.27.09
In a press conference held at Chicagoland Speedway Thursday afternoon, Andretti-Green Racing driver Danica Patrick has not ruled out the possibility of returning to the wheel of the No. 7 Boost Mobile/Motorola Dallara/Honda/Firestone for the 2010 Indy Racing League season but the only female winner in the IRL's history also ...FULL STORY »

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