On a tricky track where she showed some aptitude last year, Danica Patrick struggled this time around and finished six laps down at Martinsville.
Qualifying has been an obvious weakness for Danica Patrick, but don't expect the new system to provide any magic answers.
A long weekend at Dover ended with a 28th-place finish for Danica Patrick in the Sprint Cup race, but the experience gained was valuable for next season.
Even Danica Patrick's own camp has varying opinions on how she'll fare full time in Sprint Cup next year, but regardless, she's making the move.
After a stressful start to the season, Danica Patrick got away with trips to Cabo and Northern California, and now she's excited to get back on the track.
The open-wheel icon financed Danica Patrick's early development and, in 2005, gave her the major opportunity she had been waiting for -- a shot at the Indy 500. The rest is history.
For Danica Patrick's milestone birthday, we present 30 nuggets about the NASCAR star, from the frozen treat that repulses her to the special place of softball in her life.
There's no time to dwell on the bizarre Speedweeks in which Danica Patrick wrecked three times. There are more races to prepare for and it's onto Phoenix for Patrick and her crew.