Danica Sue Patrick: The racing star

Danica Sue Patrick is a car racing driver who hails from the United States. Besides being a racing car driver she is a model as well as an advertising spokeswoman. She was born in 1982. She is the only woman who has been the most successful in the entire history of the US open-wheel racing. She is the only woman to win any IndyCar Series, when she won the ‘Indy Japan 300’ in 2008. 

Patrick has a record of having the best finish by a woman, when she came out in the third position in the ‘2009 Indianapolis 500’. She had completed the series in a period between 2005 till 2011. She had a genuine passion for car racing since her childhood days. She was only ten years old when she had her first go-Karting. She pursued her interest in racing by moving to England at sixteen years of age in order to advance her career in the direction of racing. During her years in the UK, she participated in the famous Formula Ford.

In 2005 she started to drive in the IndyCar Series when she came back to the US. Till 2011 she drove in the famous IndyCar Series. However, in 2012 she drove in the NASCAR Series. She also made occasional appearances in the Sprint Cup as well. In the NASCAR Series she had driven car number 10 for the team Stewart-Haas Racing since 2013. She has been the first NASCAR Female driver to win any ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole’.

 

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