Like a certain other driver, Johanna Long is competing in her first full season in the Nationwide Series. That's where the similarities with Danica Patrick end.
Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. first bonded at Nationwide rookie meetings in 2010. They've developed a mutual trust and respect -- and have been known to crack each other up.
In 15th position at the time, she smacked into the wall when her tire blew, ending her race abruptly on Lap 114. She finished 30th.
Watching Pole Day stirred memories for Danica Patrick, and she admitted she'd like another crack at open-wheel's greatest event.