Danica Patrick Returns to NASCAR For Better or Worse

Jun 21, 2010 Full story: BleacherReport 16

Just as the petite princess of auto racing begins to gain traction in her open-wheel car, she heads to the NASCAR Nationwide series.

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MISSU3

Fort Worth, TX

#1 Jun 21, 2010
Worse. Would rather see her stay in Indy cars and actually perfect that rather than coming over to NASCAR and clogging up the track and the media.
X Jr Fan

Cleveland, TN

#2 Jun 21, 2010
i wonder if Jr"s going to give her more than 5 races before he fires her too?

“How We Roll”

Since: Nov 08

Area 51, Nevada

#3 Jun 21, 2010
MISSU3 wrote:
Worse. Would rather see her stay in Indy cars and actually perfect that rather than coming over to NASCAR and clogging up the track and the media.
Well it's safe to say I'm not the only one who feels it's HER decision what SHE wants to do with her life, and some of us might just be curious to see how well she can do with that decision. Let's all see if this chick can drive! Go Danica!
The Fat and the Furious

Livonia, MI

#4 Jun 21, 2010
Honestly, I can't say that I give a damn one way or the other what she does. I'm just not interested enough in her to care where she races.

So, whether Indy, Nascar or both, she'll remain pretty much a non-entity for me, just as she is now. I know some people obviously like/hate her, but I don't really fall on either side of the fence.

Since: Dec 06

Location hidden

#5 Jun 21, 2010
WRONG! Unfortunatley, Danica has little to no input as to what, where, or when she drives. That is all left up to the sponsors, buisness managers, car owners etc etc etc.

Danica is just a puppet collecting a paycheck. Would people think she was "hot" if she didnt drive race cars? No. She'd be another iowa farmgirl with the body of a ten year old boy. Danica is the product of the American Marketing Machine.
alpinedigital wrote:
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Well it's safe to say I'm not the only one who feels it's HER decision what SHE wants to do with her life, and some of us might just be curious to see how well she can do with that decision. Let's all see if this chick can drive! Go Danica!

“How We Roll”

Since: Nov 08

Area 51, Nevada

#6 Jun 21, 2010
menards wrote:
WRONG! Unfortunatley, Danica has little to no input as to what, where, or when she drives. That is all left up to the sponsors, buisness managers, car owners etc etc etc.
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NICE little logic fail, menards.

1. Danica doesn't so much need to have the input in what she does so much as the final say in what she DOESN'T do.
2. It's her own actions or 'input' that lead to the opportunities that she chooses to pursue.

You act like somebody plucked her off the street and forced her every move, since "she had little to no input"

Since: Dec 06

Location hidden

#7 Jun 22, 2010
Wrong. She is the product of the American Marketing Machine.

No other woman has been as successful in racing as Danica because they chose NOT to pose for pictures on the hood of a car in their underwear.
alpinedigital wrote:
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NICE little logic fail, menards.
1. Danica doesn't so much need to have the input in what she does so much as the final say in what she DOESN'T do.
2. It's her own actions or 'input' that lead to the opportunities that she chooses to pursue.
You act like somebody plucked her off the street and forced her every move, since "she had little to no input"

“How We Roll”

Since: Nov 08

Area 51, Nevada

#8 Jun 22, 2010
menards wrote:
Wrong. She is the product of the American Marketing Machine.
No other woman has been as successful in racing as Danica because they chose NOT to pose for pictures on the hood of a car in their underwear.
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What a complete loser-fail logic.
You're saying any chick can strip down and that enables them to handle an racecar?

Try telling that to somebody who will listen to your horse patty.

Since: Dec 06

Location hidden

#9 Jun 23, 2010
Have you ever driven a racecar? If so you would know they are not all that difficult to handle. There are literally hundreds, if not thousdands, of individuals hanging around local tracks that would be competitive at the cup level if given the opportunity. Thats why NA$CAR is a joke. It's all marketing and fluff. Do you actually believe your "watching the best drivers in the world" as they sell it to you? And that's NOT a logic fail? Who is the Loser? Your posts provide some comic relief at best.
alpinedigital wrote:
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What a complete loser-fail logic.
You're saying any chick can strip down and that enables them to handle an racecar?
Try telling that to somebody who will listen to your horse patty.
WWE CRASHCAR 2010

Florham Park, NJ

#10 Jun 23, 2010
menards wrote:
Have you ever driven a racecar? If so you would know they are not all that difficult to handle. There are literally hundreds, if not thousdands, of individuals hanging around local tracks that would be competitive at the cup level if given the opportunity. Thats why NA$CAR is a joke. It's all marketing and fluff. Do you actually believe your "watching the best drivers in the world" as they sell it to you? And that's NOT a logic fail? Who is the Loser? Your posts provide some comic relief at best.
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You're right, until NASCAR gives those thousands of drivers a competitive chance to drive in the top racing series, NASCAR can't be taken seriously.

“How We Roll”

Since: Nov 08

Area 51, Nevada

#11 Jun 23, 2010
menards wrote:
Do you actually believe your "watching the best drivers in the world" as they sell it to you? And that's NOT a logic fail? Who is the Loser? Your posts provide some comic relief at best.
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Actually, your assumption that I believe that is YOUR logic fail.

Seriously, you already stuck your foot in your mouth with saying "no other woman is so successful 'because'" which is a weak assessment. Don't try sticking words in my mouth to take attention away from that. But if you do, don't make matters worse with more weak assessments and assumptions.

“How We Roll”

Since: Nov 08

Area 51, Nevada

#12 Jun 23, 2010
WWE CRASHCAR 2010 wrote:
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You're right, until NASCAR gives those thousands of drivers a competitive chance to drive in the top racing series, NASCAR can't be taken seriously.
Anytime 'best in the world' is taken literally, knowing that every person in the world hasn't even tried it, it's that person who's the fool. And pretty much those who invest an opinion in that claim.

Since: Dec 06

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#13 Jun 23, 2010
alpinedigital wrote:
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Seriously, you already stuck your foot in your mouth with saying "no other woman is so successful 'because'" which is a weak assessment.
Wrong again clown. I stand by my comments. If Danica chose not to do those provacative ads/photoshoots that get plastered everywhere, she would be out of racing completely at this point. That's the honest truth. She has nothing else to even closely quantify her career.

“How We Roll”

Since: Nov 08

Area 51, Nevada

#14 Jun 23, 2010
menards wrote:
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"I stand by my comments. If Danica chose not to do those provacative ads/photoshoots that get plastered everywhere, she would be out of racing completely at this point. That's the honest truth. She has nothing else to even closely quantify her career.
"No other woman has been as successful in racing as Danica because they chose NOT to pose for pictures on the hood of a car in their underwear."

You said THEY chose NOT to, which isn't nearly the same. By this logic, if they DID pose, they'd be as successful as Danica.

"Wrong again clown." < triple logic fail material. You can quit anytime.

Since: Dec 06

Location hidden

#15 Jun 23, 2010
Quit? YOU'R SUCH A CLOWN! Danica patrick has had 0 success in racing. Not even in the feeder series. The one lone win she does have was a split even where half the competitors didnt even show up.So that really doesnt count. So when you have 0 success, by default, any woman who wants to "earn" a ride by parading around in her underwear (as danica did) has <AS MUCH> a successfull racing career as danica (0). Logic REALLY isnt your strong point is it? FAIL!
alpinedigital wrote:
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"No other woman has been as successful in racing as Danica because they chose NOT to pose for pictures on the hood of a car in their underwear."
You said THEY chose NOT to, which isn't nearly the same. By this logic, if they DID pose, they'd be as successful as Danica.
"Wrong again clown." < triple logic fail material. You can quit anytime.

“How We Roll”

Since: Nov 08

Area 51, Nevada

#16 Jun 23, 2010
menards wrote:
Quit? YOU'R SUCH A CLOWN! Danica patrick has had 0 success in racing. Not even in the feeder series. The one lone win she does have was a split even where half the competitors didnt even show up.So that really doesnt count. So when you have 0 success, by default, any woman who wants to "earn" a ride by parading around in her underwear (as danica did) has <AS MUCH> a successfull racing career as danica (0). Logic REALLY isnt your strong point is it? FAIL!
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"No other woman has been as successful in racing as Danica"
"Danica patrick has had 0 success in racing."

Shall we just agree that you had an incorrect choice of words to begin with, or do you want to see how many times I can nail you for trying to re-invent your statement? Seriously, after 3 times, I get bored.

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