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Danica Patrick falls short of top 10

Updated: June 30, 2012, 1:03 AM ET
By Brant James

Danica Patrick was jealous of Austin Dillon. And there was a lot to covet. Nearly halfway through their first full seasons in NASCAR's second-tier series, the 22-year-old grandson of iconic team owner Richard Childress had the type of fast and nimble race car Patrick yearned for in a "frustrating-to-sort-of-quite-average night" and 12th-place effort of her own Friday at Kentucky Speedway.

"Congrats to Austin," she said. "I envy his first win. Good for him."

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