A month that started on a high note for Danica Patrick at Daytona fizzled on another of her favorite tracks when a broken rear gear resulted in a 42nd-place finish at the Brickyard.
A long weekend at Dover ended with a 28th-place finish for Danica Patrick in the Sprint Cup race, but the experience gained was valuable for next season.
In just her fifth Sprint Cup race, Danica Patrick tied her best result with a 29th-place finish and, just as important, completed all laps without incident.
In the second Sprint Cup race of her career, Danica Patrick fared much better than her first, a disaster at Daytona that included a first-lap crash.
After a top-10 finish at Daytona, it has been all downhill for Danica Patrick. She admits it's frustrating to have nothing to show for her efforts.
It's been a winding road from the go-kart tracks in Roscoe, Ill., to the famed high-banked expanse of Daytona, but for Bev Patrick, Danica's mom and avid supporter, it's ultimately been rewarding.
Nine races into the Sprint Cup season, Danica Patrick feels better than last year, even if the results don't always show it.
Danica Patrick jumps up in driver and owner standings after finishing 21st at Las Vegas, which alleviates some qualifying pressure.
Danica Patrick's Sprint Cup season is off to a dreadful start, and if it doesn't improve soon, she risks not making races in upcoming weeks.
After a 20th-place finish in her final race as a Sprint Cup rookie, Danica Patrick is eager for 2014 to begin.
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.
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.
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.
Not only did Danica Patrick and Brad Keselowski collide on Lap 319, the incident appeared to be caused by none other than Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Danica Patrick is still struggling at qualifying on the intermediate and short tracks, finishing 40th or worse four times this season. And that makes the race a challenge.