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

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