She is the most successful woman in the history of American open-wheel racing—her win in the 2008 Indy Japan 300 is the only women's victory in an Indy Car Series race and her third place in the 2009 Indianapolis 500 is the highest finish there ever by a woman. In 2012, she competed in the NASCAR Nationwide Series and occasionally in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
Earnhardt sounded somewhat understanding of Patrick's reaction."She will chill out," he said. He said he didn't intend to hit Patrick, who previously drove for his JR Motorsports team in the Xfinity Series.
A couple of on-track incidents late in Saturday night's race at Kentucky Speedway left both with damaged Chevys, low finishes and a little bad blood between them. A clearly upset Patrick cursed Earnhardt on her radio before returning the favor as they entered pit road during the ensuing caution.
and Danica Patrick will need repairing before two of NASCAR's most popular drivers head to this weekend's race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. 10 with about 60 laps remaining, sending her into the outside wall to bring one of a track-record 11 cautions.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s girlfriend – celebrated birthdays on Wednesday.
The visuals were not as good as this laugh-out-loud video of her at Michigan in 2006 pounding her steering wheel in angst and then getting out on the track and literally stomping around like she was trying to kill a horde of fire ants before they got inside her jump suit. But in Saturday's incident with Earnhardt, complaining to her crew wasn't enough for Patrick.