Tough road ahead of Patrick in quest ...

Tough road ahead of Patrick in quest for win

There are 7 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from May 22, 2009, titled Tough road ahead of Patrick in quest for win. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Danica Patrick 's ability to market herself is without question. But can she win another race? Patrick will make her fifth attempt Sunday to win her sport's biggest prize, the Indianapolis 500, the race that rocketed her to stardom when she led and nearly won it in 2005, her rookie year.

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enoughofthisDani cacrap

Oak Forest, IL

#2 May 23, 2009
she's all hype;a legend in her own mind
yup

Chicago, IL

#3 May 23, 2009
I also have a 1 word name for her, "joke"
Alex Zanardi

Grayslake, IL

#4 May 23, 2009
She will win only if it has been written in the script...

The Indy 500 is a joke. No one cares anymore...
Indy Joe

Indianapolis, IN

#5 May 24, 2009
Danica is in the seat because she can sell merchandise, not because she is a racer. She is not. There are many drivers with greater skills, but they cannot get a ride because they don't bring the megabucks Danica does. Its not about how good you are. She stands no chance today.
King Anton

Saint Louis, MO

#6 May 24, 2009
Alex Zanardi wrote:
She will win only if it has been written in the script...
The Indy 500 is a joke. No one cares anymore...
Her only other win was scripted, why wouldn't they do the same thing again?
Oldgranddad

Indianapolis, IN

#7 May 24, 2009
What was once the greatest race has been turned into the greatest joke.

Some how, no matter what it is, corporations ruin everything. Drag racing is the same thing. No heart in the sport. Just money. It is all about who gets the biggest sucker to sponsor their car. The competitions is not on the track...but in the board rooms.

The Corps. feel that having women in the drivers seat of these cars help sells their product. The fact is a monkey can drive these cars. The steering wheel with all the electronics in it cost $60,000. It does all the thinking.

Of course monkeys do not look that good in a bikini. And what does all that bikini posing That Patrick does have to do with Autoracing.

Drag racing had to change their rules to acomadate the women they have. They actually shortend the race, after 50years. I no longer watch Drag racing.

“Isaiah 60:10”

Since: Nov 07

Drake CO

#8 May 24, 2009
Patrick is to racing what Michelle Wie is to the LPGA: a media made highly paid accomplish-nothing professional who makes big bucks outside of their profession.

Her only meaningful win was a truly bogus gift from Helio.(Yeah...I wonder what he got for that in return *wink wink*. As consenting adults, they broke no laws though.)

Trailblazer? HAH! Danica has had the red carpert rolled out for her media strolls since day one. Janet Guthrey was the true pioneer who deserves the respect. DP is a joke.

Note: Best wishes to all the drivers and that there are no fatalities or serious injuries today.

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