A Tour de France stage winner gets the cold shoulder on the podium and Tim Howard establishes his space bubble with a fan as the drivers at Daytona demonstrate the dangers when things get too close for comfort.
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.
On a superspeedway for the first time since Daytona, the results were decidedly different for Danica Patrick: two races, two crashes, two opportunities spoiled.
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.