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Ruptured tire ends Patrick's day on Lap 114

Updated: May 20, 2012, 11:26 PM ET
By Brant James

NEWTON, Iowa  Danica Patrick used the potent motivation that comes with getting lapped to redouble her efforts Sunday at Iowa Speedway. She had no remedy for the ruptured right front tire.

Patrick's 10th race of her first full-time NASCAR Nationwide season ended abruptly on Lap 114 when her No. 7 Chevrolet lurched into the wall between Turns 3 and 4 and sustained heavy damage after her tire failed. Defending 15th position before the crash, she finished 30th.

Crewmen scrambled ...

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