Fiery and passionate, Danica Patrick is a reflection of her father, T.J., who instilled the notion she was a driver, not a girl driver.
Jun 17 1:07 PM ET | By Brant James
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Growth has been gradual, perhaps imperceptible, but Danica Patrick and her crew are determined to get better results.
Jun 11 5:33 PM ET | By Brant James
Never mind the differing lifestyles and an occasional wreck, NASCAR's power couple is thriving no matter what the situation.
Jun 6 11:38 AM ET | By Brant James
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.
May 27 2:54 PM ET | By Brant James
Rising through the ranks and breaking barriers along the way, Alba Colon holds the top NASCAR position for General Motors and has been bringing in championships left and right.
May 22 12:04 PM ET | By Brant James
Danica Patrick just missed the birth of her namesake, but she got there in time to dry him off and help him up. However, there was one thing she couldn't do.
May 16 12:32 PM ET | By Brant James
Whether hampered by a poor qualifying effort, caught in a late wreck or confounded by the new Gen-6 race car, Danica Patrick has struggled of late.
May 15 9:14 AM ET | By Brant James
Danica Patrick and her crew chief found positives after a 28th-place finish Saturday. Patrick had her work cut out for her, starting 40th and racing in a backup car.
May 12 2:22 AM ET | By Brant James
On a superspeedway for the first time since Daytona, the results were decidedly different for Danica Patrick: two races, two crashes, two opportunities spoiled.
May 5 10:15 PM ET | By Brant James
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.
Apr 19 7:57 PM ET | By Brant James
Danica Patrick surprised even her crew chief with a 12th-place finish at notoriously difficult Martinsville and has gained ground in the rookie of the year race.
Apr 16 4:14 PM ET | By Brant James
Starting dead last after an engine change and racing on the tricky Martinsville track for the first time, Danica Patrick finished 12th, her best result by far since Daytona.
Apr 10 8:56 AM ET | By Brant James
Simona de Silvestro prefers Iron Maiden as a nickname, drives a Volt off the race track, and admits to indulging in Swiss chocolate, of course. Check out what else she has to say in a wide-ranging Q&A with espnW.
Apr 5 10:22 PM ET | By Brant James
While Danica Patrick has used sex appeal for marketing purposes, Simona de Silvestro is portraying more of an "everyday woman'' and carefully selecting sponsors.
Apr 5 5:14 PM ET | By Brant James
Once adamant that Danica Patrick should spend another full year in Nationwide, former crew chief Tony Eury Jr. now thinks she could win rookie of the year in Sprint Cup.
Mar 22 2:40 PM ET | By Brant James
After her captivating performance at Daytona, Danica Patrick has come back down to earth -- hard -- in the ensuing three Cup races.
Mar 21 12:39 PM ET | By Brant James
Whether as a curiosity, an inspiration or a benchmark of performance, Danica Patrick wields incredible influence with girls of varying ages and aspirations.
Mar 15 3:19 PM ET | By Brant James
Danica Patrick added to her historical footprints with an eighth-place finish in NASCAR's biggest race. She also became the first woman to lead laps.
Feb 24 10:33 PM ET | By Brant James
Danica Patrick's race had a promising start as she led early, but engine problems caused her to pull off after 31 laps. Her day was done.
Feb 23 5:45 PM ET | By Brant James
Danica Patrick has a penchant for doing her best in the biggest moment; there's none bigger than Sunday in the Daytona 500.
Feb 23 1:11 PM ET | By Brant James
For the first time during Speed Weeks, Danica Patrick had a mundane day, and that's just what she needed.
Feb 21 8:11 PM ET | By Brant James
Danica Patrick's historic pole at Daytona resonates on different levels, but there's no doubting its significance.
Feb 17 8:11 PM ET | By Brant James
Danica Patrick still has a lot to learn in Sprint Cup and, if statistics hold, can expect a humbling rookie year.
Feb 15 9:06 PM ET | By Brant James
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.
Feb 14 8:11 PM ET | By Brant James
Always under the microscope, Danica Patrick should experience an even crazier 2013, with a budding romance, history to be made and nagging questions as to whether she belongs in Cup racing full time.
Feb 13 7:24 PM ET | By Brant James