Richard Petty's criticism was bound to come up on media day, and Danica Patrick handled the topic deftly. Not only is he entitled to his opinion, she said, but different perspectives make life interesting.
For the first time during Speed Weeks, Danica Patrick had a mundane day, and that's just what she needed.
The plot line of Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse dating dominated NASCAR's media day and, for better or worse, is sure to reverberate throughout the season.
Danica Patrick will embark on her first season of Sprint Cup in 2013. But the media was also concerned about her relationship with Ricky Stenhouse Jr.