Danica Patrick visits home state, contemplates doing the double (video)


danica

Danica Patrick came back to her home state (Chicago’s Oak Street Beach) to help promote Chicagoland Speedway‘s summer events. The Roscoe, Illinois native was back in her home state and greeted both media and fans. In the two videos below, she answers racing questions.

The most searched female athlete on the internet talked about what she’s learned in her first year of NASCAR, and what she remembers about racing at each track she comes across. Then, in video two she discusses the possibility of doing “the double,” on a future Memorial Day weekend.

The “double” is racing in both the Coca-Cola 600 and the Indy 500 on the same weekend. Tony Stewart was the last one to attempt it.

Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports Bank.net, an official Google News site generating millions of unique visitors. He’s also a regular contributor to Chicago Now, Chicago Tribune.com, Fox Sports, MSN, Walter Football and Yardbarker

A Fulbright scholar and MBA, Banks has appeared on live radio all over the world; and he’s a member of the Football Writers Association of America, U.S. Basketball Writers Association, and Society of Professional Journalists. The President of the United States follows him on Twitter (@Paul_M_BanksTSB) You should too

Powered by

Trackbacks

  1. Danica Patrick Might Do "The Double" | Sports News Stories says:

    […] Read the full story here: The Sports Bank. […]

  2. How is Danica Patrick's adjustment from IndyCar to NASCAR going? (Interview) | Chicago Sports Media Watch says:

    […] Danica Patrick appeared with fellow NASCAR Nationwide Series drivers Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Justin Allgaier at Chicago’s Oak Street Beach a couple days ago. […]

  3. Danica Patrick prepares for Chicagoland Speedway Homecoming (interview) | Chicago Sports Media Watch says:

    […] Danica Patrick has 17 starts on the NASCAR season with one top ten finish, an average start of 13.6 and average finish of 19.9. She’s currently ninth in the NASCAR Nationwide Series points standings. Patrick’s position makes her the all-time highest ranked female in NNS competition this late into the season. […]

  4. Danica Patrick pre-Atlanta race interview | Chicago Sports Media Watch says:

    […] Danica Patrick will be making her first career appearance at Atlanta this weekend when she competes in the NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events at the 1.54-mile oval. When she drives onto the track for practice Friday in the No. 10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet to prepare for Sunday night’s AdvoCare 500 Sprint Cup Series race, the speed – at least to some degree – won’t be new to her. […]

  5. Danica Patrick readies for Chicagoland Speedway return (interview) | Chicago Sports Media Watch says:

    […] Danica Patrick will finally make a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start during the day – unless Mother Nature once again decides to change things, of course. […]

  6. Danica Announces Divorce over Facebook | Chicago Sports Media Watch says:

    […] Danica Patrick announced her divorce from husband Paul Hospenthal on her Facebook page today. She said the two have amicably decided to end their marriage. (if there truly is such a thing?) […]

  7. New Chicago Cubs Outfielder Makes Naughty, Sexist Tweets says:

    […] think Danica Patrick may take issue with this since deleted tweet. Wait there’s more, Sappelt earlier […]

  8. Danica Patrick Daytona Media Domination: Illinois native the talk of Speedweek says:

    […] the Great American Race approaches, we’re experiencing Danica Patrick Daytona domination! In all of Speedweek's media coverage. Rightfully so, as Danica […]

  9. NASCAR Media pick Jimmie Johnson as 2013 season favorite says:

    […] Carl Edwards, Denny Hamlin, Clint Bowyer, Matt Kenseth, Kevin Harvick and Kasey Kahne. No love for Danica Patrick. Oh well, I voted for her. I believe in her even if most of the NASCAR media does […]

  10. 5 female NASCAR TV reporters to watch says:

    […] occurred at yesterday’s NASCAR Nationwide series race, all the talk at the Daytona 500 was about Danica Patrick and her winning of pole position. Of course, ESPN SportsCenter mentioned Danica Patrick before they […]

  11. Media: Kate Upton SI Swimsuit, Danica Patrick, Reeva Steenkamp says:

    […] Danica Patrick Ricky Stenhouse Jr. relationship that went public a few weeks ago was the talk of NASCAR media day. […]

  12. ESPN 1000 co-host Marc Silverman: exclusive interview says:

    […] We all just experienced some Danica mania when she took the Daytona 500 pole. What would happen if Danica Patrick actually won a Sprint Cup race this year? Imagine if she won at Chicagoland? Scott Paddock has […]

  13. […] interview he’s ever done in his life. Of course, Lovie Smith, Matt Forte, Cody Zeller, Tony Romo, Danica Patrick, Jimmie Johnson, Jay Cutler etc. etc. etc. are just as bad as […]

  14. […] how Danica Patrick has finished at Dover in the seven races she competed in during her career: 29th, 24th, 26th, […]

Speak Your Mind