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Danica Patrick at a crossroads after sponsorship shakeup may end NASCAR career
CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Tony Stewart called Danica Patrick "fearless" on Wednesday, his first comments about her upcoming departure from his race team in a financial move that could end her full-time driving career in NASCAR. Patrick will not return to Stewart-Haas Racing next season. Unless she can secure
Stewart-Haas drops Danica Patrick after 6 seasons
CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Danica Patrick, the only female driver at NASCAR's top level, is likely at the end of her driving career after a sponsorship shakeup left her without a ride at Stewart-Haas Racing. Patrick posted a statement on her Facebook page Tuesday saying her time with Stewart-Haas "had come to
Dear Danica Patrick: Solid performer, good example for young girls
Hey, girl! I just wanted to drop a note to let you know how sorry I was to hear the news of your "departure" from Stewart-Haas Racing at the end of the 2017 season. (Good job on your decision to get ahead of the story and make the announcement yourself on Facebook, by the way. Gutsy move.) In the in
Nascar's Danica Patrick drove the lonely road to a feminist legacy
The Hollywood treatment of the Danica Patrick story hasn't hit theaters yet. But please believe: it's coming. Maybe in a year. Maybe in 30. Either way, the creative license is going to be off the charts. It's not hard to imagine the Danica character, played by a Mara sister or similar "type", shavin
Danica Patrick: 'If I don't do NASCAR Cup, I won't do anything'
Danica Patrick doesn't yet know what she is doing next season, but she does know that it's the Monster Energy Cup Series or nothing else. "If I don't do Cup, I don't think I'll do anything," Patrick told Dave Moody on Friday while on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. Patrick was told that she would not be back
Tony Stewart on uncertain driver lineup for 2018: "We're working on it"
Although SHR has not picked up the option on the 2017 Daytona 500 winner and 2004 Cup champion yet, Tony Stewart expects Busch to remain with the organization. On Tuesday, Stewart discussed the driver vacancies in the Nos. 10 and 41 teams on NBCSports' NASCAR America. Olivier Delorme Kevin Harvick,
The One Thing That Helps Quiet Danica Patrick's Monkey Mind
Photo: @danicapatrick NASCAR driver Danica Patrick has accomplished a tremendous amount in her male-dominated sport. She was the first woman to lead in the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500, the first woman to win the IndyCar race-the list goes on. A pioneer for women in the world of professional
Tony Stewart: Danica Patrick can do what '95 percent of the drivers in the field' can't
Indiana native and retired NASCAR driver Tony Stewart discussed Danica Patrick on the latest episode of NBC Sports' Monday Morning Donuts podcast. Listen to the full episode here. Stewart is the co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, Patrick's current team (which she will be leaving at the end of the seas
Where could Danica Patrick still find a ride for the 2018 NASCAR season?
JOLIET, IL - SEPTEMBER 17: Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 Aspen Dental Ford, is introduced prior to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Tales of the Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 17, 2017 in Joliet, Illinois. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) Danica Patrick hasn't had the g
NASCAR America: Tony Stewart on Stewart-Haas Racing, Danica Patrick's future, Cole Custer (video)
Tony Stewart was our special in-studio guest during Tuesday's edition of NASCAR America. The former three-time NASCAR Cup champ spent the entire hour with Carolyn Manno, Kyle Petty and Jeff Burton, giving his unique take on all things NASCAR. Among the things Stewart talked about were: The future of
Danica Patrick Driven to Donate
As Danica Patrick and the No. 10 Ford Fusion team for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) prepare for Sunday's ISM Connect 300 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, nearly 1,400 miles away in Central Florida, personnel from the team's sponsor Code 3 Associates are wr
Couch Potato Tuesday: NBCSN Starts NASCAR Playoffs With A Snoozer
We've got playoff fever now. Let's just get this over with right now. Playoff time is not the best time for NASCAR TV. Somehow, it does the exact opposite of all the other sports. Focus narrows to the point where it drives viewers nuts. Sunday's Tales of the Turtles 400 was a prime example of that.
Tony Stewart on Danica: 'I don't see her leaving the sport'
Stewart-Haas Racing co-owner Tony Stewart knows he won't have Danica Patrick on his roster of drivers next year, but he thinks Patrick will be in NASCAR in 2018. Stewart spent part of his morning Tuesday on "The Dan Patrick Show," where he addressed a variety of topics - including Danica's future. P
Why some fans still love to hate Danica Patrick
Danica Patrick encountered booing fans when security denied them the chance to get her autograph after Pocono 400 qualifying in June. Patrick's reaction, captured on video, quickly went viral. "Since I'm old, instead of taking the booing, what I want to tell you is like, I'm doing the very best I ca
Patrick Finishes 18th at Chicagoland
Danica Patrick started 22nd and finished 17th. Patrick raced her way up to the 17th position by lap 16. The No. 10 Aspen Dental Ford Fusion team made a scheduled, green-flag pit stop at lap 41 for tires and fuel and then pitted between stages for tires and fuel once again. Stage 2 Recap (Laps 81-
NASCAR Mailbag - Will Furniture Row field two teams again?
What are your thoughts that Toyota will race their luxury Lexus RC-F model that currently races in the IMSA series in Monster Cup since the Camaro and probably Mustang and Challenger (likely in 2019) will be racing in the top series? Maybe NASCAR could change the name to the "NASCAR v8 muscle champ
15 Shameful Photos Of Eugenie Bouchard
Hello and welcome to another edition of shameful pictures featuring a popular athlete. Most recently, we touched base on Danica Patrick who lost her way due to fame and various endorsement deals. In this article, we cover an athlete facing a same dilemma in Eugenie Bouchard. Unlike Patrick, Bouchard
Danica Patrick jokes, 'It almost felt like I died' in positive reaction to Stewart-Haas departure (video)
Danica Patrick, who announced five days ago she would not be returning to Stewart-Haas Racing next season, spoke with NBCSN's Dave Burns (video above) prior to Sunday's Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway, which is Patrick's home track. The driver of the No. 10 Ford addressed the response she got from
Danica Patrick Speaks Out After Parting Ways With Stewart-Haas Racing
NASCAR star Danica Patrick is returning to her old stomping grounds as she competes at Chicagoland Motor Speedway this weekend, but it's a bittersweet trip for her as she goes through upheaval in her career. This week it was announced that Patrick, who grew up in Roscoe, will no longer race for Stew
Danica Patrick says she's not retiring from NASCAR
BROOKLYN, MI - AUGUST 12: Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 Code 3 Associates Ford, sits in her car during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 12, 2017 in Brooklyn, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)Danica Pat