Danica Patrick managed to finish 26th despite brushing a wall and driving with damage for much of Saturday night's race.
Danica Patrick avoided trouble most of the night until a bump by Regan Smith sent her into the wall and a 29th-place finish.
Unlike last year, Danica Patrick ran a relatively uneventful Bristol race on the .533-mile track known to aggravate drivers and completed it unscathed.
Pat Summitt will serve as grand marshal for the Nationwide race in Bristol, Tenn., and Trevor Bayne will drive an orange No. 60 car with her name on it.