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Danica Patrick's NASCAR plans appear set

Posted on: August 2, 2011 3:02 pm
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By Pete Pistone

Danica Patrick’s long-awaited decision on her racing future appears to have been made. 

The Associated Press is reporting Patrick will run a full Nationwide Series program for JR Motorsports in 2012 while making a handful of Sprint Cup starts for Stewart-Haas Racing. 

Sources at Indianapolis Motor Speedway last weekend said the plan appears to have Patrick in a Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year program in 2013 most likely as a third car in the SHR stable. 

While Patrick herself is still non-committal about her future, JR Motorsports owner Dale Earnhardt Jr. did give his view on the situation in Indianapolis admitting he was not completely sure what lied ahead. 

"I don't know,” Earnhardt said when asked where Patrick would race next season. “I haven't heard anything. I feel confident that she's content where she is and happy with what we're doing and I think things are looking positive for us to put something together. I would like for her to run full time and I'm sure she is considering that and I think she would enjoy it. She seems to really enjoy driving stock cars and racing in the Nationwide Series. We just have to see but I haven't heard anything about it." 

Patrick is scheduled to make more Nationwide starts this year once the IZOD Indy Car Series season is over in the fall.
  

 
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Since: May 8, 2011
Posted on: August 4, 2011 2:12 pm
 

Danica Patrick's NASCAR plans appear set

I'm sorry but who cares! if she did not have a nice @$$ we would'nt even be talking about her



Since: Jan 17, 2008
Posted on: August 4, 2011 10:10 am
 

Danica Patrick's NASCAR plans appear set

KLM11 you need to be reported and your name removed because there is absolutely no reason to talk like that.

First get your facts straight. Danica has never run in the 500. IDIOT. 2nd She was wrecked, she didn't wreck anyone. It's called "THE BIG ONE" it's the accident that happens at the end of the races ALMOST EVERYTIME.

I'll be reporting you. And I don't believe we'll be seeing much of you again.



Since: Sep 16, 2006
Posted on: August 3, 2011 9:22 pm
 

Danica Patrick's NASCAR plans appear set

KLM11 YOUR AN IDIOT AND CLUELESS DANICA HAS NOT RACED IN THE DAYTONA 500 MAYBE YOU ARE CONFUSED WITH MARK MARTIN SINCE BOTH ARE SPONSORED BY GO DADDY AND AT THE NATIONWIDE RACE CAL SHE WAS WRECKED, MEANING SHE DID NOT CAUSE IT YOU MUST HAVE MISSED THE LAST PLATE RACE AT DAYTONA FOR THE NATIONWIDE RACE WHERE SHE HAD THE BEST CAR BUT WAS TURN!!!! DANICA IS AN AWESOME DRIVER I CANT WAIT UNTIL SHE IS IN NASCAR FULL TIME




Since: Nov 29, 2009
Posted on: August 3, 2011 7:08 pm
 

Danica Patrick's NASCAR plans appear set

She probably polished some helmets to get to where she's at.



Since: Jan 13, 2007
Posted on: August 3, 2011 4:17 pm
 

Danica Patrick's NASCAR plans appear set

It's all about the money .....on her end and  her teams,money controls everything,who drives what,who has the best equipment and the end result is who wins,the teams with the most money win the most of the time,take Menard,he bought a good ride and wins one of if not the biggest races in all of NASCAR.Danica will just fine,it is much easier to win in NASCAR than to win in Indycar if you have a good ride.



Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: August 3, 2011 8:37 am
 

Danica Patrick's NASCAR plans appear set

It's nice that U critique the grahamer in this chat forum however the forum is talking about Danika Patrik's chances of coming over 2 stack car rasing. The Nationw-eyed wood be a great way for her 2 begin here rasing carrear in stack cars.  Go Danika Patrik.



Since: Aug 19, 2006
Posted on: August 3, 2011 7:45 am
 

Danica Patrick's NASCAR plans appear set

I don't particularly care for her, I think she's overrated.  But who cares what I think.  She sells tickets at a time when Nascar is desperate to sell tickets.  There are plenty of male drivers out there with just as much or more potential than Patrick, but the fact is they won't sell the tickets or get the television exposure that she will.



Since: Oct 17, 2006
Posted on: August 3, 2011 7:35 am
 

Danica Patrick's NASCAR plans appear set

Actually langtrain, there are three misspelled words in your post. 1. you're should be your.  2. passed should be past. 3. sophmore should be sophomore.  Granted, you're and passed are actual words but are misspelled due to their usage in the sentences.



Since: Sep 1, 2008
Posted on: August 3, 2011 2:12 am
 

Danica Patrick's NASCAR plans appear set

I don't even like Nascar but if she was a man she wouldn't get half the attention she gets. I feel into the crowd of fools who watched her first race to see if a woman could beat a bunch of big bad boys only to go wow so this is the so called champion among men. She is like the old Tiger Woods of nascar I remember when he was fresh everyone was like "Wow a professional black golfer! He is only getting press because he is black" But difference being he was a winner like him or not.





Since: Oct 7, 2008
Posted on: August 3, 2011 1:09 am
 

Danica Patrick's NASCAR plans appear set

Here's lesson 1 for you KLM and maybe you can get into Junior year at Inbred High..can you be a big boy and find the typo in my last post?  I'll give you a hint...You're going to have trouble.  Good Luck!!!


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