Danica Patrick Finish Thread

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  1. Rivercard

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    Intended as satire, with a twist of reality. In the blink of an eye a Nascar driver not named Danica displayed horrific judgement, careless driving, or both IMHO.
     
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    The satire I get. Poor judgment is getting out of your car on a dimly lit local dirt track, dressed in all black, standing in front of your black car and thinking this was a good way to show the NASCAR superstar what's for.

    Every race I did there was either written or unwritten common sense rules in place that you don't leave your car unless there's a fire or something until the safety trucks get there. And if you do have to exit the car you go to the counter clockwise side of it, the opposite direction of the rest of the field coming at you so you have a blocker.

    The kid made a bad decision.
     
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    No question about that. Very bad idea.
     
  4. UncleChris

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    Well.... Ms. Patrick languishes where she finished last year.... 27th place. There doesn't seem to be any improvement from last year, and what she hasn't seen much press.

    I wonder when the sponsors will tire of her?
     
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    The good news: Danica has her best finish of the season, 6th at Atlanta.


    The bad news: Danica drops from 27th to 28th place in the points standings (thank you very much Tony Stewart).


    So far (points wise, anyway), this is a repeat of last year for Ms. Danica.
     
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    16th at Richmond.... Still firmly entrenched at 28th in the points standings.
     
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    Still languishing at 28th in the points. She's going to have to hustle to do as well or better than her 27th of last year.
     
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    Still 28th after a less than stellar performance at Dover....
     
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    Ms. Patrick finishes 26th at Charlotte and still languishes in 28th place.
     
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    Bad day for Ms. Danica, as she slips back to 28th place in the points standings with a finish today in Martinsville of 34th place. 3 races left to go....
     
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    Well.... after finishing 27th last year (her rookie season), Ms. Danica really put on the afterburners this season to finish...........

    28th. Dead, smack in the middle of the pack, and less than last year. Not exactly setting the tracks on fire. It will be interesting to see how long GoDaddy keeps her around. Unless she starts picking it up, she will become even more of "just a novelty" than many people (and perhaps sponsors) consider her to be now.
     
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    Well.... Danica finished a bit better this year (24th), with a whopping 2 top 10 finishes , no top 5, and no pole positions. The down side is that GoDaddy finally had their fill of the pretty but mediocre driver and parted ways with her (THAT was an easy prediction). I would be surprised to see her relationship with Nature's Bakery last very long unless there is some very significant improvement in he results. A pretty face and good bod isn't enough anymore.

    As Richard Petty pointed out, "she can go fast, but she can't race."
     
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    Annnnnnnnddddddd...... Danica finishes 24th again this year, only with no top 10 finishes.
     
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    Since Danica said she didn't want to race if she couldn't be competitive, she has decided to retire.

    Competitive? A-HEM!

    In 5 years of NASCAR racing.....

    0 wins
    1 pole position
    0 top 5 finishes
    7 top 10 finishes (1.4 top 10 finishes per year)
    Average annual finish 26th (bottom half of the field). (28th, 24th, 24th 28th, 27th).

    Not exactly competitive, by my definition.

    Unable to get or retain a sponsor at this point, she is calling it quits.

    The end.
     
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    Right, hers either, apparently. So what's the problem?

    Edit: Wow, the last three years of this thread have been a solo act of you bashing her. Truly bizarre.
     

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