Danica Patrick- What Car do you Drive During the Week

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Apinsights.info (Roger Rohrs) interview with Danica Patrick telling about her favorite car and the car she drives on the street everyday…

Danica Sue Patrick (first name pronounced /ˈdænɪkə/; born March 25, 1982) is an American professional stock car racing driver, model, and advertising spokeswoman. 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 IndyCar Series race and her third place in the 2009 Indianapolis 500 is the highest finish there ever by a woman. She competed in the series from 2005 to 2011. In 2012, she competed in the NASCAR Nationwide Series and occasionally in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

She currently competes full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 10 Nature’s Bakery Ford Fusion for Stewart-Haas Racing. In 2013, she became the first female NASCAR driver to win a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole, turning in the fastest qualifying lap since 1990—qualifying for the Daytona 500.[4] Her eighth place in the 2013 Daytona 500 is the highest finish for a woman in the Daytona 500.

Patrick started in kart racing and later raced in Formula Ford in the United Kingdom before returning to the United States and moving up to IndyCars. She was named the Rookie of the Year for both the 2005 Indianapolis 500 and the 2005 IndyCar Series season. She holds the IRL record for most consecutive races running at the finish: as of October 2, 2011, she had completed 50 consecutive in the running (besting the record by 18). During her time in IndyCar, Patrick drove for Rahal Letterman Racing from 2005 to 2006, and Andretti Autosport from 2007 to 2011.

Beloit, Wisconsin
Height 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)[1]
Weight 100 lb (45 kg)
Achievements First woman to lead the Indianapolis 500
First woman to win an IndyCar Series race
2013 Daytona 500 pole winner
First woman to win a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pole
First woman to lead the Daytona 500
First woman to lead a Cup Series race under green
Most top tens by a woman in the Cup Series: 6
Most laps led by a woman in the Cup Series: 57
Awards 2005 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year
2005 IndyCar Series season Rookie of the Year
IndyCar Series Most Popular Driver 20052010
2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series Most Popular Driver
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
154 races run over 4 years
Car no., team No. 10 (Stewart-Haas Racing)
2016 position 24th
Best finish 23rd (2016)
First race 2012 Daytona 500 (Daytona)
Last race 2016 Ford EcoBoost 400 (Homestead)
Wins Top tens Poles
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NASCAR Xfinity Series career
61 races run over 5 years
2014 position 108th
Best finish 10th (2012)
First race 2010 DRIVE4COPD 300 (Daytona)
Last race 2014 DRIVE4COPD 300 (Daytona)
Wins Top tens