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Team: Stewart Haas Racing-10
Age / DOB:  (32) / 3/25/1982
Ht / Wt:  5'2 / 100

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Despite finishing seventh in the 5-hour Energy 400 at Kansas, Danica Patrick has shown only minor improvement on the similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks this year. Her five-race average on this course type to date is 23.0 compared to a 26.7 in 2013.
This is the type of track that Patrick enjoys and where she needs to show the most improvement. Once she begins finishing the in the top 20 with regularity, she could become a weekly threat. Aug 27 - 6:00 PM

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Danica Patrick crashed hard in final practice for the Cheez-it 355k at the Glen. She buried her No. 10 car firewall-deep into a tire barrier exiting the inner loop after losing a left front tire.

Patrick already changed an engine after missing a shift in the first practice, but this chassis was race-tested. The car she will qualify will not have any track time before qualification on Saturday. Her status as a potential dark horse has taken a serious hit.
Aug 8 - 5:57 PM

Danica Patrick strained an engine on her No. 10 Chevrolet in the first practice session for the Cheez-it 355k at the Glen and will have to change powerplants before continuing. She will start at the back of the pack on Sunday regardless of her qualification effort.

That hurts Patrick’s odds of finishing in the top 20 and fantasy players should watch final practice closely to see if she has an incident-free session.
Aug 8 - 3:21 PM

Danica Patrick will race chassis 10-759 this week at the Glen. It has been used for all three of her Cup road course starts.

In those races she has steadily improved as she has learned exactly what this chassis wants. Fantasy players should consider Patrick a strong dark horse candidate to finish in the top 15, which makes them fantasy relevant in most games.
Aug 8 - 2:43 PM

Danica Patrick has shown consistent improvement in three road course starts. She finished 29th last June at Sonoma, 20th at the Glen, and was 18th earlier this year in California.

If the progression continues, she could be one of the top values at her salary cap level with a result in the mid-teens. She should be considered one of the top picks in Yahoo!’s Group C.
Aug 8 - 11:58 AM

Danica Patrick is searching for her first top-10 on a flat track after posting a best result of 22nd this season in the Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire.

She got off to a good start with a 10th-place effort in qualification. This is the seventh time she has advanced to the final round of time trials, but she has only one top-20—a seventh at Kansas—to show for it.
Aug 2 - 9:29 AM

Danica Patrick will use chassis No. 10-828 this week. It was last raced at Auto Club this spring.

Patrick has been able to improve her performance in this chassis. She first raced it at Homestead at the end of the 2013 season and finished 20th. She was 21st in it at Las Vegas and then finally cracked the top 15 in the Auto Club 400. She finished 14th. Patrick should be expected to finish somewhere in the mid-teens this week.
Aug 1 - 6:41 PM

Danica Patrick hopes that her second Brickyard 400 start goes better than her first. She qualified 33rd in this race last year, lost two laps, and finished 30th.

Increased competition in this marquee race limits her usefulness to fantasy players. She should be watched for signs of strength and if they are present owners might consider starting her at Pocono or New Hampshire later in the year.
Jul 26 - 9:14 AM

Danica Patrick will run chassis 10-794 which has been utilized as a primary chassis on a few occasions and a backup several times this year.

This chassis last saw a complete race last September in Atlanta where she finished 21st. It was intended to be the primary at Bristol this spring but was sidelined following an accident in practice. Given the chassis’ checkered past, it might be best to leave Patrick in the garage on Sunday.
Jul 25 - 9:38 AM

Success means different things to different people. For Danica Patrick it can be measured in the number of times she has finish on the lead lap in the last five races.

Often vilified, Patrick has nevertheless been a good value in recent weeks because her 22nd-place result in the Camping World RV Sales 301 was the fifth consecutive race in which she finished on the lead lap. In order to be in position to score top-10s, drivers have to be in contact with the leaders and Patrick has shown steady improvement in this regard.
Jul 17 - 7:08 PM

Danica Patrick finishes 8th in Sunday's rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway.

She started the No. 10 Chevrolet SS 29th on the grid for the Coke Zero 400. She advanced one spot to 27th in the 2014 NSCS point standings after this event.
Jul 7 - 2:11 PM

This weekend's race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta will mark Danica Patrick’s 63nd career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start and her second at Kentucky.

She started 29th and finished 23rd completing all 267 laps in 2013. Patrick started two Nationwide Series races at Kentucky in 2012 and started 11th each time. She finished 12th in June and 14th in September. She started seven IndyCar races at Kentucky and won the second of her three career poles in August 2005 driving for Rahal Letterman Racing. In those seven races, she finished in the top-10 four times, including two eighth-place finishes in 2006 and 2009.-TSC
Jun 26 - 12:37 PM

The Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn will mark Danica Patrick’s 61st career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start and her third at Michigan.

She started 39th last June, but rallied to an impressive 13th-place finish. Patrick has competed in two NASCAR Nationwide Series races at Michigan. In June 2012, she started fifth, led one lap and finished 18th. She also competed in three IndyCar Series races with a best finish of seventh in 2007.-TrueSpeed
Jun 13 - 12:03 PM

Danica Patrick has been racing stock cars since 2010, full-time since 2012 in the NASCAR Nationwide Series.

She’s been full-time in the Sprint Cup Series since 2013 and has plenty of experience at several of the racetracks. Pocono Raceway is not one of them. In her seven years of IndyCar experience, the series never competed there, although it does now in July. The Nationwide Series doesn’t run there, either. So for Patrick, driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS for Stewart Haas Racing, her only two starts at "The Tricky Triangle" came in the 2013 Sprint Cup Series.
Jun 4 - 2:13 PM

The FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover (Del.) International Speedway will mark Danica Patrick’s 59th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start and her fourth at Dover.

She has three Sprint Cup Series starts at Dover with a best finish of 24th, and three NASCAR Nationwide Series starts with a top finish of 16th. Patrick earned a career-best seventh-place finish three weekends ago at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City. She is 27th in the 2014 Sprint Cup Series standings with 218 points.-TrueSpeed Communication
May 29 - 1:29 PM