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Danica Sue Patrick
Sport: IndyCar Driver
Birthday: March 25, 1982
Residence: Phoenix, Arizona
Weight: 105 lbs
Parents: TJ and Bev Patrick,,
Birthplace: Beloit, WI
Residence: Phoenix, AZ
IRL's rookie of the year (2005)
Fourth-place finish at the Indianapolis 500
12th in points standings
Danica Patrick epitomizes the life of fast cars
and hot women. In 2005, she was the first woman to
lead the Indy 500 and finished fourth after dueling
winner Dan Wheldon in the final laps. Her rise to
prominence helped increase IndyCar ratings by 40
percent in the past year.
Only the second woman to ever race in both the
Indianapolis 500 and Daytona 500 after Janet
Guthrie, Patrick won rookie of the year 2005 for
her consistent finishes in the top ten, her first
pole win at the Kansas Speedway and her overall
finish of 12th place in 2005. She maintained her
reputation as a constant threat to best racers in
IndyCar in each subsequent year of her career,
leading up to a 5th place finish overall in 2009,
the highest on the Mario Andretti racing team,
truly solidifying Patrick as one of the best
drivers in the sport. It seemed it was only a
matter of time before Patrick would be vying for
first place overall in IndyCar.
Patrick is the jewel of the racetrack and was
honored with several female athlete of the year
recognitions. She is constantly being sought out by
the media -- appearing on late shows (Letterman is
part-owner of her racing team) and making
"SportsCenter" ads, for example -- and she also has
posed for FHM and the cover of ESPN The Magazine's
Hot & Cool issue. The black-haired bombshell
keeps her toned figure by doing extreme yoga
sessions in a 100-degree room.
With all the attention, she proves that she
definitely can take on the heat -- on and off the
Danica Patrick on racing go-karts in her youth, the
short history of women racers, and her
A series of 14
then racecar driver.
Her edge as a driver is, a little bit of
mind over matter
Putting yourself in the mood
and feeling positive, feeling optimistic, feeling
confident. I can flip a switch pretty
A Strong Marriage:
You have to be willing to sacrifice for
each other so that you can spend time together
because I feel that if you don't spend a lot of
time together, you keep growing, but you don't grow
Advice to Young People:
Don't try and be like someone else cause
you never can be. You have your own path and that's
what makes you unique and that's what makes you
Danica Patrick is the most successful woman in
the history of American open-wheel racing, and is
one of the most famous and recognized female
athletes in the world. She is the only woman to
ever win in the IndyCar series as well as holding
the highest finish by a woman (3rd place) at the
Danica Patrick drove for Rahal-Letterman
Racing 2005-2006 where she is shattering records,
becoming the first women in history to win a pole
position in the Toyota Atlantic Championship.
At the age of ten, Danica exploded onto the
karting scene, placing second in points against 20
other drivers. In her second year she began to
climb, racing in the WKA Midwest Sprint Series in
Yamaha Sportsman and US 820 Sportsman, placing
second and breaking two track records in a single
By Danicas third year, she had seized her
first national points championship in WKA
Manufacturers Cup in the Yamaha Sportsman
class. By the age of thirteen, she had won the WKA
Great Lakes Sprint Series title in the Yamaha
Restricted Junior and US 820 Junior classes.
Danica solidified her reputation the following
year in the Yamaha Jr. and Yamaha Restricted Jr.
classes winning a knock-out 39 of 49 feature races.
In her last year of karting she won the Grand
National championship in the Yamaha Lite and HPV
By the age of sixteen Danica was racing in the
Formula Vauxhall Winter Series in England, placing
in the top ten of the 14 races.
2000 was a record year for 18 year old Danica
when she finished second in the England Formula
Ford Festival, the highest finishing American
driver since 1998, stunning the critical British
racing community. This success brought her to the
attention of three-time Champ Cat titleholder and
1986 Indy 500 winner Bobby Rahal, who believes that
Danica is the next female sports star in North
Danica became a household name when she entered
the Toyota Atlantic Series and became the first
full-time female driver in the history of the
2003 has been a key year for this young and
talented driver as she shows that shes got
what it takes to win. With a choice of the Indy or
Champ Car series next year, this could be the time
that she climbs into the racing limelight.
Danica is scheduled to run the entire NASCAR Cup
series and she starts it off with the Pole position
at the first race of the season - the Daytona
Patrick left the IndyCar series to compete
full-time in the NASCAR Nationwide Series
In 2010, Patrick began racing in the NASCAR
She later placed 3rd in the 2009 Indianapolis
500, which was both a personal best for her at the
track, and the highest finish by a woman in the
event's history. Patrick holds the IRL record for
most consecutive races running at the finish.
Finished career-high fifth in
IndyCar Series standings for Andretti Green
Recorded five top-five and 10 top-10 finishes, with
a best of third at Indianapolis.
Posted third consecutive season of at least 10
Earned seventh consecutive top-10 finish at
Finished sixth in IndyCar
Series standings for Andretti Green Racing.
Became first female to win a major closed-course
auto race in April at Twin Ring Motegi.
Recorded 10 top-10 finishes and led two
Finished seventh in
IndyCar Series standings in first season with
Andretti Green Racing.
Recorded four top-five finishes and 11 top-10
finishes with a best finish of second at Belle
Runner-up finish at Belle Isle matched best finish
by a female driver in the IndyCar Series (Sarah
Fisher, Homestead-Miami 2001).
Qualified on the front row at Mid-Ohio and
Voted Indy DownForce Most Popular Driver for third
Finished ninth in IndyCar
Series standings for Rahal Letterman Racing despite
sitting out season-opening race at Homestead-Miami
Recorded two top-five and eight top-10 finishes
with best finish of fourth (Nashville and
Started 10th and finished eighth in Indianapolis
Voted Indy DownForce Most Popular Driver for second
Won Bombardier Rookie of
the Year Award after finishing 12th in IndyCar
Series standings for Rahal Letterman Racing.
Recorded two top-five and seven top-10 finishes
with best finish of fourth (Motegi and
Earned three pole positions (Kansas, Kentucky,
Chicagoland) to tie Tomas Scheckter's rookie record
for pole positions in a season.
Started fourth and finished fourth at 89th
Indianapolis 500 and earned Chase Rookie of the
Year honors. The highest starting and finishing
position for a woman driver in the event's history.
Led 19 laps, the first woman to lead at
Finished third in Toyota
Atlantic series standings driving for Rahal
Became first female to lead in points when she led
the standings after the Portland race.
Recorded 10 top-five finishes in 12 races,
including a best finish of second at Portland.
Earned first career pole position at Portland to
become first female driver to win a Toyota Atlantic
series pole position.
Finished sixth in Toyota
Atlantic series standings driving for Team
Earned five top-five finishes, including best
finish of second at Miami.
Became first female driver in series history to
finish on podium with third-place at Monterrey,
Won pro division of Toyota
Pro/Celebrity Race at Long Beach Grand Prix from
Signed with Team Rahal and named driver for team's
2003 Toyota Atlantic series program.
Competed in five Barber Dodge Pro Series events for
Team Rahal with best finish of fourth
Competed in British Zetek
Formula Ford Championship
Earned Gorsline Scholarship Award, given to top
upcoming road-racing driver.
Competed in British Zetek
Formula Ford Championship for Andy Welch and
European Formula Ford Series for Haywood
Finished second at the Formula Ford Festival at
Brands Hatch, England, the highest finish by an
American in the event
Finished ninth in British
Formula Vauxhall Championship.
Made European debut in
Formula Vauxhall Winter Series.
Competed in a limited karting schedule while
attending Formula Ford Racing School in
Competed in kart racing,
winning several World Karting Association Regional,
National and Grand National
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