As she moves full time to NASCAR, Danica Patrick faces trickier cars, rougher racing and a longer, hotter season. It all starts Saturday in Texas.
Women have not had a lot of success in NASCAR, but Danica Patrick's involvement might give young drivers hope it can be done.
Patrick is making the jump from IndyCar to NASCAR, a move based as much on her sexy image as her driving talent. If she's OK with that, you should be, too.