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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Nascar’

Danica Patrick, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Feuding After Kentucky Crash?

Danica Patrick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. have been longtime friends, but the NASCAR drivers had a bit of bad blood between them on Saturday at Kentucky Speedway, and now fans are wondering whether they’ll make up in time to take the track in New Hampshire this weekend. The trouble began when Earnhardt Jr. crashed into the back of Patrick’s car …

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Danica Patrick Takes Fastest Time In Practice After Wreck Shakes Drivers Up

Danica Patrick took the highest time in Friday’s practice run ahead of the Coke Zero 400 after a wreck led some drivers to sit out. Patrick topped 198 mph during the practice, leading Kurt Busch, Kevin Harvick, Tony Stewart, and Kasey Kahne to round out the top five. A huge wreck at the beginning of the hour-long run involved 11 …

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Taya Kyle: Chris Kyle’s Widow Receives Stonewall Jackson Award from NASCAR

Taya Kyle, the widow of Chris Kyle, upon whom the film American Sniper , starring Bradley Cooper, is based, was honored by NASCAR before the Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina on Sunday. She became the first woman ever to receive the Stonewall Jackson Award. According to a report from People magazine, the Stonewall Jackson …

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Patricia Driscoll Denies Accusations of Being a Trained Assassin by Her Ex, NASCAR driver Kurt Busch

Patricia Driscoll, former girlfriend of NASCAR driver Kurt Busch and president of the Armed Forces Foundation, denies accusations by the driver known as “The Outlaw” of being a trained assassin. In a court appearance Tuesday, Busch said he believes his ex-girlfriend is a trained killer who has completed numerous covert missions around the world. He also said she once returned …

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Sprint’s NASCAR Sponsorship to End After 2016

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will be no more after the 2016 season. Well, at least not under the name “Sprint”. Sprint has announced it has told NASCAR that it will not extend its sponsorship past 2016, citing a desire to focus on its “core business priorities”. “We are proud of our association with NASCAR’s top series but have made …

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Danica Patrick Continues to Drive Pink Car For Breast Cancer Awareness

Danica Patrick will once again race in a pink Chevrolet SS as she heads to Martinsville Speedway in Virginia this weekend for the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 race. Patrick also drove the pink version of her number 10 GoDaddy car at the Charlotte Motor Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway the past two weekends. The car is painted pink to raise …

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Danica Patrick Discusses Relationship With Stenhouse

Danica Patrick revealed a softer side in a piece for the Derek Jeter-founded sports website, The Player’s Tribune. Patrick revealed what it is like to make a not-so-normal workplace relationship work and what keeps two aggressive race car drivers in love and why that can sometimes be a difficult task. “The sports media prefers simple narratives: Good vs. Evil. Teammates …

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Danica Patrick Opens Up About Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Relationship On Derek Jeter’s New Players’ Tribune

Super-star athletes are turning into editors, and NASCAR driver Danica Patrick just joined their ranks. Patrick wrote an editorial about her love life titled “Relationship Status: Normal-ish” for the Players’ Tribune. At the bottom, the piece read “Danica Patrick / Senior Editor”. “Look, if it’s crazy to want to go to sleep next to the person who ran your car …

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Knight Rider Now Played By Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Funny or Die strikes comedy gold again. This time by putting NASCAR racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the place of David Hasselhoff. And by turning KITT into a whiny, critical, female, who doesn’t like to drive fast or take chances. Knight Rider was a television hit for NBC from 1982 to 1986. KITT (Knight Industries Three Thousand) was an …

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Danica Patrick Out Of Chase For Sprint Cup

Danica Patrick is no longer in the running for the Chase for the Sprint Cup this year, as she failed to finish in Victory Lane at Richmond, but she certainly has proven herself a worthy member of the Stewart-Haas Racing team with her performance this season. Although she missed out on the top 15 and needed another “Lucky Dog” to …

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Danica Patrick Closes Out the Season at Richmond

Following an impressive showing at the Atlanta Motor Speedway over Labor Day weekend, Danica Patrick finished up the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup regular season in Richmond, Virginia on Saturday. Patrick finished in 16th place during the Federated Auto Parts 400 held at the Richmond International Raceway. “It was a good day,” said Patrick. “Everyone on the GoDaddy team worked hard; …

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Danica Patrick Sets Record At Atlanta Motor Speedway

Seemingly coming from nowhere, Danica Patrick of Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) finished in sixth place at the Oral-B USA 500 leg of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series over the Labor Day Weekend. The race was held at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, and Patrick now holds the record for a woman at the track, since Janet Guthrie had finished 10th on it …

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