The results -- two top-10 finishes, six top-20s and a significant improvement in qualifying -- say Danica Patrick is making strides. Her crew chief thinks a top-5 -- and even a win -- could be just around the corner.
The Dutch had their acting talents to thank as they barely escaped against Mexico in the World Cup. Meanwhile, Brad Keselowski had a wee bit of trouble with a champagne bottle while celebrating his NASCAR win in Kentucky.
Parity ruled the first leg of the Sprint Cup schedule -- with seven different winners in the first seven races. But equilibrium has returned, which is good news for Chase hopefuls such as Matt Kenseth, Brant James writes.
Off to the best start of her career, Danica Patrick still draws a crowd -- and not just at the track, as more and more young women are trying to become racers in her wake. But will they be given the chance?