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.
From Richard Petty's comments to a blown engine and subsequent penalty to a jarring crash on Lap 145 Sunday, Danica Patrick had an unfulfilling Speedweeks.
Rookie Parker Kligerman was involved in a multi-car wreck Wednesday, sliding on his roof halfway down the front-stretch in the first full practice for the Daytona 500.
On a superspeedway for the first time since Daytona, the results were decidedly different for Danica Patrick: two races, two crashes, two opportunities spoiled.
Probably the best thing for Kyle Larson this week is to get back in a race car. Yes, even after last weekend's jaw-dropping crash in the Nationwide Series race at Daytona.
Tony Stewart didn't celebrate after winning his record-tying seventh Nationwide race at Daytona. His thoughts were on the fans injured when a last-lap crash sent debris into the grandstand.
In the second Sprint Cup race of her career, Danica Patrick fared much better than her first, a disaster at Daytona that included a first-lap crash.
After three Daytona crashes, Danica Patrick's crew chief said the goal was to finish at Phoenix and learn as much as possible. A tricky track presented a challenge.