Danica Patrick has spent lavishly on the fineries in life, but surprisingly even to her, she enjoys rolling up her sleeves, grabbing a jigsaw and making things out of wood.
The results -- two top-10 finishes, six top-20s and a significant improvement in qualifying -- say Danica Patrick is making strides. Her crew chief thinks a top-5 -- and even a win -- could be just around the corner.
Danica Patrick avoided two big wrecks that wiped out much of the field and tied her second-best NASCAR Sprint Cup finish, winding up eighth in the rain-shortened Coke Zero 400 at Daytona.
Daytona International Speedway is the site of historic firsts in Danica Patrick's career, but she also has a seventh at Kansas and top 20s in two of the past three races.
Struggling since an engine failure at Charlotte, Danica Patrick is looking to swing momentum at Daytona.
Doting, fretting, imploring, Danica Patrick is immersed in raising her new Miniature Siberian Husky named Dallas, who seems to have her run of the place.
Seemingly with momentum after finishing a career-best seventh at Kansas and qualifying fourth at Charlotte, Danica Patrick saw her night end early after a series of mechanical problems.
Mum's the word, but a test in Nashville spurred mechanical changes to Danica Patrick's car that helped propel her to her best Sprint Cup finish. The setup should apply this weekend.
Danica Patrick has a wealth of information to tap into with teammates Kevin Harvick, Tony Stewart and Kurt Busch, and the results are starting to show. She's also gained a new No. 1 fan.
Erica Enders-Stevens has won twice this year and leads Pro Stock in points but still faces sponsorship issues. It's a story that's all too familiar.
It's been a winding road from the go-kart tracks in Roscoe, Ill., to the famed high-banked expanse of Daytona, but for Bev Patrick, Danica's mom and avid supporter, it's ultimately been rewarding.
By leading six of the first 12 laps, Danica Patrick became the first woman to pace the field at Talladega. Her 22nd-place finish also was the best for a woman.
Nine races into the Sprint Cup season, Danica Patrick feels better than last year, even if the results don't always show it.
Enjoying a breakout season with two wins already, Alexis DeJoria would like nothing more than to notch the milestone 100th win for women in NHRA.
The proud parents, grandparents and Aunt Danica all know what's coming for little baby Reese -- some sort of vehicle with a motor.
After improving each week since Daytona, including a season-best 14th at Fontana, Danica Patrick fell flat at Martinsville. Check out our Five Observations.