Sprint Cup Series

Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, poses with her crew after winning the pole award for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 17, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

Danica At Key Career Moment After Life Changes

For so long, Danica Patrick was just a pretty girl in a fast car surrounded by a crack marketing staff who parlayed a few golden moments on the track into worldwide fame.

02/18/2013

Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, speaks with the media during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway on January 10, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Danica Patrick Not Running In This Year’s Indy 500

Danica Patrick says she does not plan to race in this year’s Indianapolis 500 because she wants to concentrate on her first full-time season in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series.

01/10/2013

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04:  Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates with the checkered flag in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Johnson Holds Off Keselowski To Win AAA 500

Jimmie Johnson regained the lead on the final restart, beating Brad Keselowski in an ending two-lap shootout to win Sunday at Texas and add to his NASCAR Sprint Cup points lead with two races left.

11/04/2012

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after winning the pole during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 2, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Cup Leader Jimmie Johnson On AAA Texas 500 Pole, Keselowski 8th

Johnson is the top qualifier for the race at Texas Motor Speedway after a fast lap of 191.076 mph Friday. It’s his second week in a row as the polesitter, and he won last week at Martinsville

11/02/2012

Texas Motor Speedway Garage

A Rare Medium Well Done: 10.30.12

I’d always heard that NASCAR was like no other, but I had never attended such. So on the first race day at Texas Motor Speedway on April 6, 1997 I decided to give it a shot.

10/30/2012

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet, looks on dueing pre-race ceremonies during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal presents the Curtiss Shaver 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 29, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Visits Concussion Specialist

Earnhardt did not seek treatment for the first concussion, suffered in an Aug. 29 crash at a tire test at Kansas

10/16/2012

Federated Auto Parts 400

NASCAR Sends Contenders On ‘Chase’ Tour

The Chase kicks off Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway. Denny Hamlin holds the points lead over five-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson. Defending champion Tony Stewart is third.

09/11/2012

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Following Danica Patrick: Virginia 529 College Savings 250

The biggest story at JR Motorsports wasn’t Danica Patrick this weekend. Well, not directly.

Shortly before the green flag at Richmond International Raceway for the Nationwide series race, news broke that longtime competition director – and sometimes crew chief – Tony Eury Sr. had left the company.

09/10/2012

SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500 - Qualifying

NASCAR Puts Limits On Hendrick Development

Starting next week, NASCAR is limiting the amount of movement of the bushings located in the rear suspension to a quarter of an inch.

09/07/2012

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Following Danica Patrick: Double Duty At Atlanta

For the last time on the circuit, Danica Patrick turned her first laps at a track. Atlanta Motor Speedway is a “cookie cutter” 1.5 mile track, similar to Texas and Charlotte, tracks where Patrick has already been.

09/03/2012

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Following Danica Patrick: Double Duty At Bristol

The spring Bristol Motor Speedway was not the same as the Bristol Motor Speedway the drivers came to this past weekend. After uneventful racing in the Spring, track owner Bruton Smith took bulldozers to the track and ground the top of the track, creating a whole new Bristol.

08/27/2012

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Following Danica Patrick: Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve (Montreal)

The last time Danica Patrick was at a road course, she ran one of the best races of the season. A last lap punt into the gravel by Jacques Villeneuve ended her run and caused a stir in the racing world. Villeneuve didn’t take responsibility but his actions resulted in an apology from Penske Racing and many fans and members of the community wondered if he should be allowed to continue to race.

08/20/2012

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