Like many women drivers, Shannon McIntosh is in search of funding. In a novel approach, she reached out to fans, and they came through.
Before Danica Patrick became Danica Patrick, there were waitress jobs and retail jobs -- all short-lived and by her own admission "terrible."
Danica Patrick made her share of mistakes and experienced an ample dose of frustration in her rookie season, but she put a dent in the steep learning curve and can't wait to try again in 2014.
After a 20th-place finish in her final race as a Sprint Cup rookie, Danica Patrick is eager for 2014 to begin.
Self-described as eclectic, Blake Irving is a musician, loves to surf, cycle and golf, but he really lights up when he starts discussing his cars.
Despite a shift in focus at GoDaddy, Danica Patrick remains solidly entrenched with the company, CEO Blake Irving says -- whether she wins or not.
Danica Patrick finished strong last year in the Nationwide Series, but with two races to go in her rookie Sprint Cup season, she's still struggling.
The Decker girls -- two sisters and a cousin from a snowmobiling family -- branched out to the asphalt and are making a name for themselves. What's more, there's a connection to a much bigger name.
Danica Patrick has shown an affinity for restrictor-plate races -- remember Daytona? -- and in the last one of the season was in good position again until a disastrous final pit stop.
A jarring crash ended her day early at Kansas, but Danica Patrick remains determined to finish the season on a positive note.
Danica Patrick and Courtney Force have earned the headlines for women in auto racing thus far this season, but other drivers have had their moments, too.
Danica Patrick concedes it's going to take time -- at least three years, maybe more -- to get comfortable enough in a stock car to compete for a Chase berth, and history supports her claim.
It's been a rigorous first full Sprint Cup season for Danica Patrick, and the numbers prove it: With fewer than a dozen races left in this inaugural season, she has 1 pole, 1 top-10 finish and 5 laps led.
Danica Patrick went to England at 16 for racing opportunities; she came back not necessarily a better driver but a tougher person.
Danica Patrick managed to finish 26th despite brushing a wall and driving with damage for much of Saturday night's race.
Kevin Harvick will join a lineup of Danica Patrick and owner/driver Tony Stewart next season, but the team could expand to the series-maximum of four and is targeting 2004 series champion Kurt Busch.