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Watch the rest of the videos at Time. Stock car racing has its roots in bootlegging illegal moonshine across state lines. But what was once considered the mischievous behavior of outlaws is now a bona fide, lucrative, all-American sport with fans from coast to coast.
Before that, I designed signage and environmental graphics. Before that, T-shirts. Years spent digitally creating aesthetically pleasing things, while I long for something simple.
There is no denying that Danica Patrick is a bit of a pioneer. She had become a force in the male dominated auto-racing scene. She has helped pave the way for other women who dream of racing at top speeds in high performance cars.
Danica Patrick is the most successful female in pro racing history, and she is also the hottest. Over the years, Danica has made a name for herself by racing both Indy cars and Nascar. A new Nascar cup series just began, and her next race is at Bristol in her number ten car.
Petty elaborated on the point by again stating that NASCAR has moved from pure racing only to buildup, hype and marketing first, with the racing secondary. To that end, Petty said Patrick has succeeded because it draws in more people to the sport. For all her detractors, Patrick has often excelled at the restrictor plate races.
As time moves on, a legacy tends to take shape. When it comes to Danica Patrick, that legacy has multiple views. Thankfully, we have picture evidence from these moments.
In the end, it was not the glorious finish Danica Patrick would have scripted to end her long and trailblazing racing career. An unexpected spin and wreck on lap 68 saw her final race, the nd running of the Indyend with a violent collision in the outer wall. Wish I could have finished stronger.