Danica Patrick Signs Multi-Year Deal To Stick With IRL

Danica Patrick's getting an assumed three-year deal with Andretti Racing to stay in IRL. Thank God. Now we don't have to hear annoying rumors about her considering a move to NASCAR or F1 during every off-season contract negotiation. » 11/30/09 3:30pm 11/30/09 3:30pm

Danica Patrick On Prowl For NASCAR Deal

IRL star Danica Patrick's been hinting at a possible NASCAR effort for some time. Now ESPN is reporting a deal for the Nationwide Series and the Truck Series is all but inked. Expect a sponsorship bum-rush when it's official. [ESPN] » 9/08/09 4:45pm 9/08/09 4:45pm

Twelve Ridiculous Celebrity Car Poses

Celebrities have access to some of the world's greatest cars. With some help from our readers we've found these twelve horrifying instances of them abusing, perverting and ignoring this privilege. » 8/11/09 12:00pm 8/11/09 12:00pm

Danica Patrick Raises Yet Another Gender Issue

Professional IndyCar driver Danica Patrick signs an autograph on a male fan's body part. [GoDaddy commercial screen capture via YesButNoButYes] » 8/03/09 8:30am 8/03/09 8:30am

Lexus Blocking GoDaddy Danica Patrick Ad From U.S. Open With Vintage…

According to website sales company GoDaddy.com, Lexus, Japanese automaker Toyota's luxury brand, is blocking a GoDaddy.com commercial starring Danica Patrick in a vintage Ford Mustang from airing during the United States Open. Wait, seriously? Apparently, yes. » 6/20/09 4:45pm 6/20/09 4:45pm

Danica Patrick Says Yes To Drugs As Long As She Doesn't Get Caught

When asked in an interview by Dan Patrick in this month's issue of SI whether she'd be willing to use performance-enhancing drugs or cheat, IndyCar's Danica Patrick said "it's not cheating" if you're not caught. Ballsy. We love it. » 6/03/09 12:30pm 6/03/09 12:30pm

Milk-Mustachioed Danica Patrick Helps Promote Strong Bones

Fan-favorite IRL driver and sweetheart, Danica Patrick was captured this month promoting healthy, strong bones in her new Got Milk? ad campaign that'll get the boys running to the local Circle K. » 5/12/09 5:30pm 5/12/09 5:30pm

Bikini-Clad Danica Patrick Shot For SHAPE Magazine

Danica Patrick is no stranger to the front cover of magazines, having spent some time with Sports Illustrated photographers. However, this time it's for SHAPE Magazine. Semi-work safe Danica+bikini+pool photo shoot within. » 5/11/09 1:00pm 5/11/09 1:00pm

Danica Patrick Sides with Brad Pitt, Chooses Angelina Jolie Over…

When asked who she would prefer to play her in film ocassionaly clothed Indy driver Danica Patrick responded she'd prefer Angelina Jolie over Jennifer Aniston. The reason? Aniston is too old. » 2/19/09 2:00pm 2/19/09 2:00pm

Danica Patrick Straddles A Cobra In New SI Swimsuit Issue

These mostly-SFW photos of Danica Patrick straddling a Cobra for the 2009 SI Swimsuit Issue join the showering Danica commercial in providing more buzz for her brand and more eye candy for teenage boys. » 2/10/09 12:30pm 2/10/09 12:30pm

Danica Patrick Showers In Go Daddy Super Bowl Commercials

Take Danica Patrick, a shower, web video and advertise the instant gratification possible on the Internet for domain name provider Go Daddy. This sounds like an excellent idea. Let's watch. » 1/20/09 5:40pm 1/20/09 5:40pm

Danica Patrick, Milka Duno In Towel-Snapping Cat Fight At Mid-Ohio

Let's be clear here — we'd call it a "cat fight" even if the two drivers screaming at each other were men rather than the twin female towers o' power of IndyCar — Danica Patrick and Milka Duno (often pronounced "Milk n' Donut"). Apparently Danica thinks Milka's too slow and has been blocking her with the big… » 7/20/08 2:34pm 7/20/08 2:34pm

Danica Patrick Runs Into Crewman At Indy, We're Checking To See If…

Danica Patrick, the current headline maker of the IndyCar Series has made yet another headline, this time it's not so much of the rah-rah-go-women type. In a practice round for the upcoming Indianapolis 500, she managed to run into Charles Buckman, the chief mechanic for Mario Moraes' Dale Coyne Racing team. Buckman… » 5/09/08 6:00pm 5/09/08 6:00pm

NY Times Calls Hillary-Endorsing Sarah Fisher IRL's "Top Woman"

In a long article about the Indiana Democratic Primary, there's a picture of Hillary Clinton getting the endorsement of IRL racer and team-owner Sarah Fisher, with the caption "Hillary Rodham Clinton paid an election-day visit to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Tuesday to appear with race car driver Sarah Fisher, a… » 5/06/08 4:40pm 5/06/08 4:40pm

The Anatomy Of A Race Car Driver

It pains us to hear it, but everyone is up in arms lately over the racing wins by Danica Patrick and Ashely Force. One of the lingering stances on the matter (and one we heard on that bastion of common sense: talk radio) is that the women have every right to compete and win because racing relies mostly on the car, and… » 4/30/08 4:45pm 4/30/08 4:45pm

Wife Busts Tony Kanaan's Balls After Qualifying Behind Danica Patrick

She's everywhere these days - Danica Patrick is the Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova of open wheel racing and everyone wants a piece of the moment. Well, maybe except teammate Tony Kanaan and his wife. A quick item at Automobile relays a phone call from Kanaan's pregnant wife after he qualified third and behind… » 4/28/08 4:40pm 4/28/08 4:40pm

CBS' Doyel Rules IRL Isn't Real Racing, Danica Is "Junior Varsity"

We all know what Pedro de la Rosa thinks about women in motorsport. Now, we've got CBS Sports' Gregg Doyel weighing in on Danica Patrick's win, proclaiming the Indy Racing League to be an inferior racing series. Most people will agree the IRL isn't the highest pinnacle of motorsports, but Doyel thinks » 4/25/08 4:20pm 4/25/08 4:20pm

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McLaren's Pedro de la Rosa Thinks Women Are Too Weak To Race In F1

With all the buzz over Danica Patrick wiping the floor at Twin Ring Motegi in Japan last weekend, it's easy to forget there's other talented females engaged in various forms of motorsport across the world. Just look at Michèle Mouton's rally career — multiple wins in her Audi Quattro and finishing a close second place… » 4/24/08 9:20am 4/24/08 9:20am

Danica Patrick First Woman To Win IndyCar Race, Proves She's Not Just A…

The checkered flag dropped today in Japan, and with it came the paternalistic stranglehold on professional motorsports as Danica Patrick wins the Indy Japan 300 — besting her previous highest finish of second place at the Detroit Grand Prix. The win, 5.8594 seconds ahead of pole-sitter Helio Castroneves on the… » 4/20/08 2:15am 4/20/08 2:15am

Tony Kanaan, Danica Patrick Go First, Second In Crash-Filled Finish To…

Tony Kanaan wins the IndyCar race here at the Detroit Grand Prix, and Danica Patrick took second place in her best ever finish after a shocking last lap and a half. Just before the white flag came up a number of drivers were involved in some "contact" that included "the wall" and "other drivers." Oh and Dan Wheldon… » 9/02/07 6:14pm 9/02/07 6:14pm