Amid the chaos of the crash-filled final laps, Danica Patrick posts her best Cup finish of the season -- 17th -- Sunday at Phoenix.
Nov 11 9:52 PM ET | By Brant James
Danica Patrick makes up six spots in the final three-lap segment of the race and finishes 10th at Phoenix, her fourth top 10 of the year.
Nov 11 12:53 PM ET | By Brant James
Though loathe to reveal details, Danica Patrick has a workout regimen that has transformed her into an athlete with, her trainer says, "remarkable" strength.
Nov 9 6:18 PM ET | By Brant James
In Danica Patrick's first race with crew chief Tony Gibson, she posted her best result of the Sprint season and finished on the lead lap for the first time.
Nov 4 10:07 PM ET | By Brant James
After racing as high as fourth, Danica Patrick was thwarted by a shredded right front tire and finished a disappointing 14th on Saturday at Texas.
Nov 4 12:31 AM ET | By Brant James
Crew chief Tony Gibson and his team are fired up to work with Danica Patrick in her Sprint Cup campaign, and it begins this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway.
Nov 2 9:54 AM ET | By Brant James
Despite a drop in her Q Score, Danica Patrick remains well above the average NASCAR driver and right up there with the best.
Oct 26 6:24 PM ET | By Brant James
Frustrated with Landon Cassill, Danica Patrick decided to retaliate; instead, she lost control of her car after contact, skidded into the wall and ended her day early at Kansas.
Oct 21 8:14 PM ET | By Brant James
Looking for better results, Danica Patrick came close, running as high as second late in the race before finishing 10th.
Oct 20 9:58 PM ET | By Brant James
Different drivers look for different things in a crew chief. For Danica Patrick, nothing is more important than trust.
Oct 19 10:34 PM ET | By Brant James
Although lapped by the leader at the end, Danica Patrick finished 11th at Charlotte, her best result in the past seven races.
Oct 13 1:36 AM ET | By Brant James
Danica Patrick has achieved fame and fortune, but Brooke, her younger sister, is quick to remind her whose idea it was to race and who was faster.
Oct 17 1:35 PM ET | By Brant James
A long weekend at Dover ended with a 28th-place finish for Danica Patrick in the Sprint Cup race, but the experience gained was valuable for next season.
Oct 1 12:27 PM ET | By Brant James
Danica Patrick stayed out of trouble but never threatened the leaders, either, finishing 16th in Saturday's Nationwide race at Dover.
Sep 30 8:01 PM ET | By Brant James
It's clear ratings are down for IndyCar and up for Nationwide this season, but it's unclear whether that's because of Danica Patrick's series switch.
Sep 28 2:31 PM ET | By Brant James
Danica Patrick and Ryan Pemberton were looking for more than a 14th-place finish Saturday but agree they set a foundation they can build on the rest of the season.
Sep 22 9:53 PM ET | By Brant James
Danica Patrick said she was not part of the decision that resulted in Tony Eury Jr.'s departure, and she'll miss him, but the focus now is developing a rapport with Ryan Pemberton.
Sep 21 8:17 PM ET | By Brant James
Six races into her Sprint Cup career, Danica Patrick has her best result – 25th – and speaks of making progress.
Sep 17 9:27 AM ET | By Brant James
Danica Patrick's 12th-place finish in Saturday's Nationwide race was respectable enough, but a late battle with a lapped Brad Sweet was a source of irritation.
Sep 15 8:48 PM ET | By Brant James
The small town of Roscoe, Ill., ordinary in so many ways, was home to a girl with extraordinary dreams. Danica Patrick has realized those dreams -- and never forgotten her roots.
Sep 14 3:20 PM ET | By Brant James
Running 19th, Danica Patrick slid into Brad Sweet, and the contact sent her slamming into the wall. She returned after repairs but finished 29th.
Sep 8 12:02 AM ET | By Brant James
An entirely different type of car is not all Danica Patrick has had to adjust to in stock car racing. There's the dirty little games drivers play, especially on short tracks.
Sep 6 10:12 PM ET | By Brant James
In just her fifth Sprint Cup race, Danica Patrick tied her best result with a 29th-place finish and, just as important, completed all laps without incident.
Sep 3 8:26 AM ET | By Brant James
As in many of her races, Danica Patrick ran toward the front for a while, ran over something, and someone ran into her. The end result: a 13th-place finish.
Sep 3 8:29 AM ET | By Brant James
Even Danica Patrick's own camp has varying opinions on how she'll fare full time in Sprint Cup next year, but regardless, she's making the move.
Aug 31 6:12 PM ET | By Brant James