Danica Patrick Steals Show at Daytona 500

by W.F. Price on February 28, 2012

As predicted, Danica Patrick was nowhere to be seen when the checkered flag waved at the Daytona 500, but she was featured in a spectacular wipeout involving Jimmie Johnson after only one lap. In the video below, you can see her bright green GoDaddy car colliding with Johnson’s car in a shower of sparks, after which she zips across the track and deftly threads the needle between two other spinning cars before coming to a stop.

As the announcers pointed out, Patrick is a tough gal who really knows how to crash.

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Rus February 28, 2012 at 07:45

That video is not available in my location :(

Damn American racists.

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Anonymous February 28, 2012 at 07:48

great 30 seconds of bullshit advert – then “you can’t watch this”.

best of luck to her, you go gryyyll

(I’d actually be interested in how well women could compete in an automotive sport under the same rules as the menz)

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Opus February 28, 2012 at 07:52

It is curious that there have hardly ever been any female racing drivers (or truck drivers come to that), as women are allowed to drive motor-cars and one might have thought that there would be little to impair their ability to race cars, but they do not seem to do it. Apparently physical strength as well as mental strength is required.

What is perhaps more puzzling is why there are no American Formula 1 drivers, and why there is no American Grand-Prix (or is there?). As with Baseball, Basketball, GridIron and Daytona, America seems to be entirely out-of-step with the rest of the world when it comes to sport. Puzzling.

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Scott February 28, 2012 at 07:54

I catch the occasional race but don’t follow NASCAR too closely so I asked my friend who does follow it
“Is Danica Patrick any good?”
“She’s a woman, what do you think?”

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Southern Man February 28, 2012 at 07:55

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Boxer February 28, 2012 at 08:01

It is curious that there have hardly ever been any female racing drivers (or truck drivers come to that), as women are allowed to drive motor-cars and one might have thought that there would be little to impair their ability to race cars, but they do not seem to do it. Apparently physical strength as well as mental strength is required.

There have been very few female philosophers and mathematicians throughout history also, but there have been some. This suggests it is less a problem of ability than mass laziness.

Let’s face it. Women can do many things that they choose not to do. It’s so much easier just to whine and manipulate some man to do the heavy lifting, abstract thinking, and race-car driving.

This is a much harsher indictment than inability due to biology, by the way. I’ll let the astute brothers deconstruct and come to the obvious conclusions…

Regards, Boxer

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Lara February 28, 2012 at 08:26

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Rocco February 28, 2012 at 08:30

The manginosity of these grandpa announcers is palpable. No she didn’t cause the crash, nor was she particularly injured.

Her save was lucky, she didn’t thread that car though those others.

I used to race motorcycles as a young man, in the heat of the moment there are very few things you can think of except staying alive.

But this is how title IX started and we see these mangina old men continuing the course that got them on TV for all these years.

Kissing the ass of Skankus Americanus on a day dudes just want to see some cool machines go fast in a sport actively despised by females and talking about a woman that that’s only talent is having a pussy and being a mediocre driver.

It’s amazing they didn’t accuse anyone of abuse for hitting her car.

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dragnet February 28, 2012 at 08:31

Danica is definitely overhyped, overrated and I don’t see her winning anytime soon.

But the pile-up wasn’t her fault. And she was in another crash last weekend where she was bumped out by her own teammate.

She’s not a top driver…but she’s also had a run of bad luck lately, if you ask me.

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J February 28, 2012 at 08:36

It kinda reminds me of that female police officer who got shot at that Army base trying to take down a muslim chaplain trying to kill his fellow soldiers. Her male counterpart was the one who shot him, and saved her ass. Yet, the base commander, a colonel, and a two star just went on and on how proud they were that a female on their base did sucha heroic thing in taking down a traitor.

It was bull shit! They made it sound like she went movie action hero on that dude. Her partner, did I mention he saved her ass, got no mention. Not even an honorable runner up mention.

Take note boys, a woman’s failure in our society, will be held up to trump your greatest successes(successes, as in plural).

Oh yeah, who won that race…………I did not see it on ESPN, just Dannica, Dannica, Dannica?

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W.F. Price February 28, 2012 at 08:38

I think Danica handled her car well. It was Jimmie Johnson who caused the pile up.

-Lara

Nah, it was Elliot Sadler.

Common Monster February 28, 2012 at 08:41

I wish I could remember who it was that pointed out the appeal of NASCAR was that the white guy always wins. (S.Sailer?)

If you want diversity of the more real and meritocratous variety in your auto racing, try NHRA drag racing. A-to-B racing does seem to suit women better, which is curious because the round-and-round variety more nearly resembles their hamsterwheel style of thinking. Maybe it’s because it’s more of a team sport. As driver Larry Dixon once quipped, “I’m just the guy who gets shot out of the canon every weekend.”

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Jiu Jitsu Maniac February 28, 2012 at 08:44

All a lady has to do is show up in a male dominated area and the get tons of attention.

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Aharon February 28, 2012 at 08:56

OT, you guys need to see this one:

‘Sweet photo of dad feeding baby turns controversial’

“… you can see both the anti-smoking ad and the image of Weepu giving his daughter a bottle that was edited out of the spot. I must warn you, though: Click on that link only if you have the stomach to see something as alien, evil and corrupt as A FATHER FEEDING HIS CHILD. I hope you can fight off the urge to wail uncontrollably and smash any furniture within reach”.

http://moms.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/02/28/10520642-sweet-photo-of-dad-feeding-baby-turns-controversial

PS Kinda of interesting that this piece was published by MSNBC.

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Rocco February 28, 2012 at 09:16

@ Aharon

You know how MRA’s talk about relocating to male friendly countries? Well, New Zealand is a lesbian feminist utopia.

I have had more than a few lesbian’s I knew move there.

This is about excluding males from being seen nurturing children in their ongoing media campaign eliminating men from the family.

US women think the same way, it’s just not as PC here to say it.

Nice find.

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Cranberry February 28, 2012 at 09:20

If any sport can be seen as the Great Equalizer when it comes to male and female ability, auto racing might be it. There is no way to handicap a racer or the vehicle in order to keep the race “fair.” It comes down to too many factors that are not gender determined: the crew chief, your spotters, pit crew, the mechanical soundness of your vehicle, track conditions…I suppose all of these things could also apply to women’s golf or soccer, but there the opponents are all the same gender so the force of their play will be roughly on par with the woman in question.

I was interested in seeing Danica’s performance for this reason, to see if she had the chops to race with America’s elite and hang in there. Bad luck, bad calls, crashes, mechanical failures, and weather do not discriminate by gender, so she had nothing holding her back. I would agree with the assessment that racing is as much mental as it is physical and mechanical; a woman’s different processing capacity affects her ability behind the wheel, and of course staying alive is the default position everyone falls into when danger approaches. We deal with it differently, but the objective of “do not die” is the same.

I’ll be appalled and stop watching races when they give her a lap-up and start handicapping her lap times in order to keep up with the men on the track. Until then, I accept that she must be good to get where she is. But as you and others point out, Price, her gender is what makes her stand out, not her racing ability, and that drives me nuts. Even the Most Famous Words in NASCAR were given as “Lady and gentleman, start your engines.” She is not going to usher in a sudden boom in women racing – they are out there, in NHRA and the NASCAR Truck series, but we won’t see a skyrocketing trend in women racing any time soon.

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Rocco February 28, 2012 at 09:38

@ Canberry

Sorry to disagree with your very nice and well written response, but, bullshit.

They are one lawsuit from having 50/50 male/female drivers in NASCAR if for no other reason than to shut it down so wives get more labor from their husbands on Sat. and Sun. in the yard.

That’s why I made the title IX comment. The next generation was raised to think title IX like equality laws are right and true.

Here is the MGTOW comment of the day in response to an article shaming men for MGTOW:

“Isn’t it funny how male gender roles are bad when boys are growing up. They claim it’s society making them oppressive males, but when they grow up suddenly those gender roles are thrust back at them. This is what “a real man” is. But, after being taught to forgo those roles why would they choose to reclaim them just because women and society now want to force them on them. Feminism told us male gender roles need to be destroyed … now live with the outcome. Boys grow into men, men who don’t need those roles for fulfillment anymore. Game away, enjoy your life, and remember it’s your life so be happy! Let women deal with the society they’ve created. ”

If you look at the graphic, and, if you don’t know it guys, and writers and ad makers do know it, women don’t read, they look at the pictures.

The picture shows men devolving into apes….that is what our women think of us and have for a few hundred years.

http://www.phillymag.com/articles/the_sorry_lives_and_confusing_times_of_today_s_young_men/

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Traveller February 28, 2012 at 09:41

Helio Castroneves in a past race declared “I was told to let her pass” when she passed him.

A female winner is more good for the audience than the fairness of a competition.

In the past this topic caused big controversy, today Google has pratically epurated the net from that episode.

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keyster February 28, 2012 at 09:46

There is a definite power difference between men and women in golf, but this is easily “gender normalized” by men’s tees and ladies tees, (now politically correct referred to as front tees and back tees).

The biggest difference between male and female professional golfers is around the greens, getting the ball up and down, putting and chipping, where all the scoring happens. Men have better feel and touch for distance and better spatial awareness, usage of topography, better “imagination”.

A woman like Patrick will make 10 times more in endorsements, appearance fees, a movie of her life, etc., than she ever will in race winnings; because like most women who “courageously break the glass ceilings of gender discrimination” she’s more a curiosity, a freak show draw and it helps she’s easy on the eyes and sexed herself up of course.

If she were not an attractive women, she’d be just another name on the circuit. She makes money as a result of being female — like a prostitute.

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Aharon February 28, 2012 at 09:54

“about excluding males from being seen nurturing children in their ongoing media campaign eliminating men from the family”

I agree. Sounds like the lesbos are trying to re-create the old island of lesbo utopia in New Zealand. If women and society are so stupid to imagine they can exclude men from the family let them go ahead and let it happen. Society will simply crash that much sooner. The radfem types imagine they can simply re-write the laws and train women to take over men’s job skills. OK, fine with me if the masses of sheeple are so submissive and stupids to let things evolve that way. It’s an unworkable model. The problem with lesbian-feminist Marxism is that eventually they’ll run out of money and resources they can steal and manipulate.

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Anonymous February 28, 2012 at 10:17

Danica wrecked in the 125, the Busch race, and the 500 and none of them were her fault, supposedly. I think NASCAR should keep her around just for the entertainment value.

However, Juan Pablo Montoya stole the show when he crashed into the safety truck, lighting the track on fire with 250 gallons of jet fuel. That delayed the ending of the race for 2 hours.

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Matt "Mr. Stricter" Strictland February 28, 2012 at 10:29

This is Danica thing not a woman driver thing. She is known to be reckless and while professional grade she is not in the top tier. She is well better than you and me but on her level just good enough. I suspect it is as 10:17 puts it, she is around for the entertainment value, she is smoking hot, draws in fans and is a profit machine. That alone has value.

I will say driving is one of those very rare things I’ll NAWALT on. The finest driver I have every known was a woman, she had despite fairly informal training no trouble with some very advanced tricks (slips, bootlegger reverse, others) and was more importantly safe at all times.

Of course she was a rather unusual woman with self awareness and brains who’d fit in here just fine. You can’t count on finding many women like that. Were their only ….

But again, she was an exception. Most drivers suck, women often just a bit more.

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Mark February 28, 2012 at 10:59

Titts and ass is only going to get her so far in NASCAR. Certainly has not earned her a trip to Victory Lane yet.

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Jean Valjean February 28, 2012 at 11:27

If you watch the video you will see dozens of male drivers navigating around the accident but long before Danica gets there she has already lost control and had slammed into the drivers around her causing even more mayhem.

That’s what you get when you get a job because you’ve got a vagina instead of a pair of balls.

Danica doesn’t belong there. Not because she’s a woman but because she can’t hack it.

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meistergedanken February 28, 2012 at 11:28

Anonymous wrote:
“Danica wrecked in the 125, the Busch race, and the 500 and none of them were her fault, supposedly. I think NASCAR should keep her around just for the entertainment value.”

Another “trailblazer”, Amelia Earhart, wrecked her own planes several times (before the ulimate wreck ending her life).

For someone who was basically bred and extensively trained to race at an early age (go-carts in her early teens, etc.) much like a Spartan warrior trained since boyhood, one would expect her to perform better; she has never finished higher than 4th place (her best performance by far). I think the woman driver issue just comes down to the fact the most women don’t like cars because they are mechanical in nature.

I don’t mind Patrick – I just detest all the calculating hype surrounding her. As usual, it is the elite, rich “alphas” behind the scenes that are responsible for enabling this crap.

I think that any man who is a pilot or race car driver has a very special mix of personality characteristics. He must be a thrill- seeker and thus prone to taking risks (which most women aren’t), but at the same time he must be methodical, have excellent situational awareness, be hyper-focused for extended periods of time and be so well acquainted with his machine that he knows just how far he can push it (again, things most women aren’t good at). Women are only good at knowing how far they can push US. You can’t shit-test a Formula1 car.

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Rebel February 28, 2012 at 11:30

And why not women only car racers?

It would be a sight to see: emotionally wrecked racing cars.

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criolle johnny February 28, 2012 at 12:10

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BachelorLessons February 28, 2012 at 12:17

I’m surprised at the lack of realization that this is multiple separate accidents. Though I’m loathe to contribute to a “LOL women can’t drive” conversation, if you watch the video, the rest of the cars either slow down or maintain their speed (not sure which; relativity’s a bitch), while Patrick’s speed remains constant or increases (again, relativity’s a bitch), at which point she taps the driver in front of her and she begins to lose control and careens in to the car on her left long before her section of the drivers encounters the obstacle of Johnson’s car.

To sum it up, it’s two separately-caused accidents- the one involving Johnson, and then the one involving Patrick and the driver in front of Patrick- which then leads to a third accident (Patrick and the driver to her left slamming in to Johnson).

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gilgamesh February 28, 2012 at 12:18

Auto racing is all about taking risks. “How fast can I go through this turn?” “Is this gap big enough to squeeze my car through without causing a huge pileup?” “Can I go one more lap on this set of tires?”
I can see why women wouldn’t be interested.

That being said I know Danica’s blamed her pit crew for losing at least once, and I saw her spout that tough girl cowshit on some sports program even though she’s just a useless affirmative action hire. I’m amazed losing so badly doesn’t make her shut the fuck up, but thee are the same people who think shitting out a kid is an accomplishment (even though animals do it all the time without training)

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maxsnafu February 28, 2012 at 12:21
JeremiahMRA February 28, 2012 at 12:35

Seems like the bitch probably should have braked once she was clear off the track instead of speeding up more and trying to ram two cars from the side.

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Rebel February 28, 2012 at 12:45

I have a suggestion to make: in order to make Nascar more interesting, I suggest there would be two groups of racers. One group of women and one group of men participating in the same race.
The women would be circling the track clockwise and the men counterclockwise. (and vice-varsa the next time over…).

I can already see myself riveted ro my sofa, spilling my coffe (well, my cognac, really) all over me.

Wouldn’t that be a gas??

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greyghost February 28, 2012 at 15:06

I’ve been checking yahoo news on this race stuff. That chick wrecked twice and both times it wasn’t her fault. This last crash she hit the car car in front of her causing her to lose it. But the annoucer were just lapping at her genitalia and any set back was not her fault. That crap is going to kill NASCAR.

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woggy February 28, 2012 at 16:26

“As with Baseball, Basketball, GridIron and Daytona, America seems to be entirely out-of-step with the rest of the world when it comes to sport. Puzzling”

Touche!
Through my work , I know quite a few Brits, and they seem fascinated with American sports. American professional soccer can’t draw the crowds that women’s basketball can get.

Why no American Formula 1 drivers ? Simple: F1 has few fans here- it’s seen as a snob racing circuit. It takes big money (up front) to get admitted into the F1 club, while NASCAR drivers are home grown, with hundreds (if not thousands) of short tracks all over the US and Canada serving as proving grounds for hopeful young drivers.

Oh yeah…Danica Patrick…
I almost forgot.
What does an open wheel racer weigh? 1200-1400 pounds? Great big tires with lots of contact surface – and those open wheel guys (or girls) get their panties in a wad if another car gets within three feet.

They are easy to handle when compared to a 3400 lb American stock car, and it’s easy to predict that Danica Patrick will go nowhere in NASCAR- no woman ever has.

Of course the media will be doing high fives for every completed lap, but in the end, Congress will pass a law mandating a free lap for every fifty (the p***y pass, if you will) before she wins a race on her own.

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Bizzman662 February 28, 2012 at 17:42

She crashed on the first lap.

Nuff Said.

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by_the_sword February 28, 2012 at 19:11

” That chick wrecked twice and both times it wasn’t her fault.”

It’s never the woman’s fault. Didn’t you know?

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Avenger February 28, 2012 at 23:12

There have been very few female philosophers and mathematicians throughout history also, but there have been some. This suggests it is less a problem of ability than mass laziness.

What? It’s definately a problem of ability. In the sciences you’re dealing with the very top IQ types and they outnumber the females 50-1 at the top levels. And in sports there is no female even the topones who can compete with even a top amateur male player. A good male college tennis player will easily beat a Venus Williams or Sharapova.
And btw,race car driving isn’t just about how fast you can go but requires spatial ability, split second reflexes and endurance.

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Just1X February 29, 2012 at 05:44

@L

Well, men do crash occasionally, usually when rammed by Danica…

(you did notice that she hit the wreckage from a previous accident, that nobody has attempted to blame her for, didn’t you?)

You’re taking this thread waaaay too seriously

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Steve_85 February 29, 2012 at 06:28

She isn’t an entitled whore because she crashed, she’s an entitled whore because she’s a western woman. AWALT. No exceptions.

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Just1X February 29, 2012 at 06:29

@L please feel free to GFY

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Opus February 29, 2012 at 07:05

@Woggy

I quite agree; American sports are fascinating – but incomprehensible – all that First and Ten. World-wide there are two major team sports: Soccer in the winter and Cricket (at least in what was the Empire) in the Summer. I know the Japanese play Baseball, which is also an incomprehensible game because you don’t have any stumps, or creases so I can never figure how you can say whether someone is out, whereas Cricket is so straight-forward – yet my former girlfriend (Spanish) remained puzzled by it as long as we were together – what is so confusing about both sides wearing the same colour strip? I don’t think the Spanish have a Summer game.

I tend to see Basketball as an Indoor Game, but we don’t play it. Little girls play Baseball in the version we know as Rounders. The nearest we have to your Football is Rugby but without any protection. It is strange that you do not see Soccer as anything but a girl’s game as your National Male Team are actually one of the best in the world (about fifteenth or so usually).

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Lyn87 February 29, 2012 at 07:38

My impression of NASCAR is that it’s a bunch of guys driving in circles while a lot of semi-intoxicated people wait for a crash to happen, although I’m sure being at the top requires incredible ability. L is correct that male drivers crash too. The difference is that if a male driver had her record of crashing cars and losing races, nobody outside the racing world would have any idea who he is. I did not know who she was until I saw this article, and until I watched the embedded video I’m not sure I could have a named ANY current NASCAR drivers. She’s famous because she’s a hot woman in a sport dominated by men. Let’s face it: she may not be a top-tier driver, but she’s awfully easy on the eyes.

And therein lies the issue: she doesn’t get so much attention because she’s a FAST driver, but because she’s a PRETTY driver. It’s like Anna Kournikova a few years back: the female tennis player who never got above #8 in the women’s singles rankings. Not only would she have not been in the top 1000 players worldwide if she had to compete against men, but she became far more famous than better female players simply because she was drop-dead gorgeous during her career.

Is success in car racing or tennis determined by the beauty of the competitors – or by winning competitions?

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AntZ February 29, 2012 at 08:36

Did anyone notice that she caused the crash because, basically, she does not know how to drive? She crashed into the back end of the man in front of her, causing a pointless pileup on a straight section that normally should be free of accidents.

Completely incompetent.

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criolle johnny February 29, 2012 at 08:47

JeremiahMRA February 28, 2012 at 12:35
Seems like the bitch probably should have braked once she was clear off the track
They were moving somewhere between 150-180 mph and she was on grass. Hitting the brakes would have no effect. I’m sure she was operating on instinct at that moment, but she did seem to STEER her car between two other vehicles.
Slamming on the brakes would have been an act of panic.
Ya wanna fair break, ya gotta give it once in a while.

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benignbullet February 29, 2012 at 13:05

It’s my third trip in my car from the same location to the same store this week.

About half of a block ahead, I witness another driver who has failed to maintain directional control of his/her vehicle now being pummeled by surrounding vehicles.

Upon (apparently) noticing the same thing, the driver of the vehicle ahead of me initiates a reasonable deceleration.

Regardless, I, for the third time this week, end up running into an adjacent vehicle (the guy ahead of me); ultimately, because I did not maintain a proper distance, or otherwise direct the proper input to my steering wheel, accelerator, clutch, or brakes.

Now, as an average citizen, I would most likely be given a “following too closely” citation by any witnessing officer over my latest incident.

But if I was part of the artifically-elevated, entitled class…desired by t.v. networks and sponsors everywhere to increase the effects of broadcasting on the bottom line…I would see the same types of actions characterized with moderate to highly nauseating euphemisms like…

“collected.”

Yeah – there was “collecting” going on all right (the collective delusion or political correctness of announcers who, yet again, “steel” the “show” of yet another politically protected princess).

Suggestion box:
Next time, NASCAR, eschew the race car and put your good-looking broads in a two-piece for that handoff of the winning trophy to the MAN who will inevitably receive it ;}

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woggy February 29, 2012 at 15:33

@Opus

Just busting on you a little bit.
After all – it’s just a game, no matter what you call it, and though I have no trouble managing to remember who is pitching for the Red Sox on a given night, I think that far too many men allow themselves to be distracted by sports to the point that they have allowed society to go to hell with nary a protest.

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tiredofitall February 29, 2012 at 16:35

“And why not women only car racers? It would be a sight to see: emotionally wrecked racing cars.” – Rebel

Oh to hear the calls to the pit crew.

Woman driver: “Uh, guys the thingy is acting up. Should I pull in?”
Pit Crew: “Which ‘thingy’, do you mean?”
WD: “The thingy next to the whatchamacallit, but not near the doohickey?”
PC: “Oh Lord…yeah pull in. We need to get the gas nozzle out of your tank anyway, you drove off with it again.”

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Young mghow March 1, 2012 at 06:50
Young mghow March 1, 2012 at 06:57

Another example of a B-word-not-”Beautiful,” well, bitch who acts differently from what she says. Ask her why she posed for Sports Illustrated, that dumb bitch.

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Old Guy March 2, 2012 at 07:09

Being one of the few people left who follows Indycar, I am quite familiar with Danica.

She is good at driving fast on ovals, she is very smooth and smoothness is the key to speed on an oval. Note, she won Pole in the Nationwide race @Daytona. Her lack of success comes from an unwillingness to take risks to contest positions. Open wheel cars are much faster than NASCAR and at the same time are lightly built which means major wrecks cause injuries, they aren’t just bumper car entertainment where no one gets hurt. In simple terms, she wasn’t brave enough to fight for top positions.

She is good at finishing races and is a points scoring machine because of the combo of good speed, finishing most races, and getting to drive good equipment. Expect her to score high in the championship but seldom if ever win. There is always the chance that her courage will appear now that she is driving a slower, safer car, and she may win more often. (A win in NASCAR would double her lifetime win count)

Interesting factiod; in her whole career, she had never won a single race before she got a rid in an Indycar. With the exception of a few rich boys whose daddy’s bought them rides in back of the field cars, I don’t think that ever happened before, at least not in the quality cars she has been driving.

Her only victory ever, in any kind of car, was in an Indycar race in Japan when she lucked into a fuel strategy win. She was the last car on the lead lap and there was a long yellow which ended at a point where everyone needed about 2 more gallons of fuel than they had on board to finish the race. Being last in line, she was able to quick duck into the pits when they turned the lights out on the pace car and get topped up without losing track position. Then she just had to take it easy and save gas while not falling too far behind and wait for everyone else to have to stop for a quick splash of fuel. Helio also tried to make it on the fuel he had and was running out. The reason he was told to let her pass was if he had tried to prevent her from passing him he would have run out of fuel and not finished. The credit for that win has to go to the strategists at Andretti Autosport who called her in for a quick top off at the opportune moment.

She is more of a celebrity pin up girl than race car driver as far as I have seen, and am glad to see her leave for NASCAR. She got far more coverage than she deserved and overshadowed much better male drivers. I am guessing most here have never heard of Dario Franchitti or Will Power, but they have been the class of the field the last few years and the Championship has been closely contested between them. Of course, they don’t look as good in a bikini as Danica, and got far less press attention.

Click this link to see Danica doing what she does best. (Not work safe)

http://www.topspeed.com/cars/car-news/danica-patrick-and-shelby-cobrasports-illustrated-swimsuit-ar70366.html

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Tex March 2, 2012 at 21:22

Yeah, okay, so maybe Danica got a little more attention this week for her mediocre performance. But I ask you big bunch of cry-baby,self-pitying man-babies: who the hell is giving her that attention?

Clue: men, that’s who.

Get over your pathetic, bed-wetting, junior-high selves. Sheesh. You whiners make me sick.

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zimmy March 3, 2012 at 05:14

Ms Patrick has one of the worst winning records (2) in racing yet she makes much more money than the many male racers ahead of her. Her advertisements and many celebrity related stories have pushed her income into undeserved status. Why? Do we even have to ask?

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Al May 7, 2012 at 07:11

@tex

Sounds like u think your her boyfriend, why don’t u get rid of your little boner for her and see the facts and stats. She’s not a good racer, she’s a sore loser and can barely finish a NASCAR race on a good day. This has nothing to do with gender I’m positive there’s better female racers out there who actually won a race. I hope more women get their shot but Patrick is setting them back decades. Why haven’t we seen any other women get picked up to race? Because owners now think they can’t race due to the “great Danica Patrick”

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