Late crash drops Danica Patrick to 33rd at Talladega
Danica Patrick knew better. Yes, her past performances on restrictor-plate tracks had underscored her proficiency on NASCAR's biggest, most spectacular stages.
Yes, her Stewart-Haas Racing team had brought to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend the No. 10 Chevrolet she used to become the first female to win a Sprint Cup pole, lead laps under green and finish as high as eighth in the Daytona 500 this February.
But she understood, particularly after her final restart at Daytona ...
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