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Danica's last run at NASCAR?

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09:42 AM ET 02.19 | While Danica Patrick has finished third in the Indianapolis 500 and has won once in IndyCar, she has had no similar success in NASCAR. Her contracts in both racing series run out at the end of 2011, which means Patrick will be a high-profile free agent with decisions to make. Some sponsors and race teams will still want her, but it seems to me that her flirtation with NASCAR may come to an end unless she does something big this season.

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February 19, 2011  09:44 AM ET

Thank you Lord for small favors.

February 19, 2011  09:44 AM ET

The day before Daytona and this is what we get. LOL

February 19, 2011  09:45 AM ET

Rickapolis; you rattled their chain and they showed you. LOL

February 19, 2011  10:09 AM ET

When you really look at her career, the true successful part of it has been the marketing of her. Lots of endorsements, high profile and not a bad lookin' woman. Her racing career (once she hit the big time) hasn't been as great. When you look at her Nascar Nationwide racing, she is just as successful as a lof of other drivers. The only way she is going to be truly successful is either commit to Nascar full time and hone her skills in the different kind of car from her Indy car.

February 19, 2011  10:15 AM ET

Thank goodness, she is so......................... overrated.

February 19, 2011  10:39 AM ET

Love to see her race in Nascar.She alot better than alot of so called good old boys.But their is alot of **** out theirthey hate her because they fear a woman.I just wonder how they treat their wife?Do the beat on her and treat her like a dog.

February 19, 2011  11:03 AM ET

Volunteers to push her butt around the track all day.

February 19, 2011  11:13 AM ET

Dragonwarrior no they are not scarred just want a racer who wants to race. Jennifer Cobb will do better and all ready has people looking at her to move up. oh yeah long time since i been here at T&R

February 19, 2011  12:17 PM ET

If were going to hype females to drive racecars.. Lets get Lindsey Lohan ,maybe she will at least drive it like it's 'STOLEN' .

February 19, 2011  12:27 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

Thank goodness, she is so......................... overrated.

Agreed. But so has Dale Jr. been his whole career.

February 19, 2011  12:36 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Thank you Lord for small favors.

This is a top 10 all time comment

February 19, 2011  01:06 PM ET

She should do underwear modeling and Doritos commercials - at the same time.

February 19, 2011  01:18 PM ET

now i remember why i left this place

February 19, 2011  01:44 PM ET

she does look sexy even when she's pouting...

February 19, 2011  01:51 PM ET

Doesn't pay to be a loner out there this afternoon, Jr, Danica sliding back in the pack

February 19, 2011  03:55 PM ET

awesome driving by the gibbs drivers today!

February 19, 2011  04:10 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Thank you Lord for small favors.

LOL JK, a home run. But she did finish 14th today, not a bad start to the season.

February 19, 2011  04:14 PM ET

And THANK YOU T&R. Just one story a day now that the season has started would be nice. Just one a day.

February 19, 2011  04:22 PM ET

France will do whatever he needs to do to keep her running, at least the revenues fall off again.

 
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