There are undoubtedly many male NASCAR fans who have become smitten with Danica Patrick, but Kyle Petty might be one of the oldest. Petty, 52, serenaded Patrick, 30, on Speed Channel's NASCAR Trackside show before her appearance as a guest.

In the video, Petty is seen sitting on a bed wearing attire with other Patrick memorabilia in the room including a cardboard cutout of her face, and in stripped-down his country ditty, he sings "Danica, you're the girl that drives my dreams." Being a good sport to Petty's creepy antics, Patrick showed up on the show with a 1995 picture of a long, wavy-locked Petty (which he referred to as his "Yanni years") that she asked him to sign.

This video stands in stark contrast to Petty's December, 2009 video about Patrick where he sarcastically congratulates her and says she will be taking a seat away from someone who "potentially coulda been a great race car driver." We've posted that video, as well as Petty's ballad, for you below.

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      Siafa Alvin
      • 2 Years Ago
      He's actually not that bad. It's not nearly as creepy as I expected, and he sings/plays pretty well... ...who knew?
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Siafa Alvin
        I guess the "can he sing better than she can drive" question has finally been put to pasture...i mean....bed...i
      • 2 Years Ago
      The phrase "Eating crow" comes to mind. Sometimes it's just easier (and more entertaining for the rest of us) to make fun of yourself that just come out and say you were wrong.
      John Cocktoastin
      • 2 Years Ago
      I'll defer to Kyle on this one. afterall, he oughta know an untalented driver when he sees one after all these years of looking in the mirror. I can't believe he's got the nerve to criticize anybody. He spent 20 years of his 30 year career at or near the back of the pack.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Wonder how much GoDaddy paid Kyle for that.
      • 2 Years Ago
      • 2 Years Ago
      He was right the first time. She has taken a seat away from someone who potentially coulda been a great race car driver. And the latest news, instead of the team dealing with the problem (her), the crew chief lost his job. Cruel world I guess, but I do hope reality sets in some day and the sponsor + the team boots her out.
      Carbon Fibre
      • 2 Years Ago
      Well, at least there's one on this earth that should comfort her. sheesh...
      Display Name
      • 2 Years Ago
      Get a hair cut Petty!
      • 2 Years Ago
      He should have quit racing long ago for a singing carear.
      Joe Gordon
      • 2 Years Ago
      Caught Showtime's Nascar show a couple times over the past week and the panel talked about Danica. Meyer's kept trying to build her up as having a successful year, while Waltrip and Petty were much, much, much tougher and much more critical but fair. The expectations for her have ranged from "Ooooo look a cute ittle girl wants t wace a big vroom vroom machine. Thas so funny HAW HAW HAW HAW HAW HAW!!!!! Now get back into the kitchen and fix me a beef pot pie bitch before I slap the smile from your soul." to more or less acceptance from her fellow drivers. Petty and Waltrip were especially critical of ap articular line she was taking during a race and some apparent confusion between her and her spotter which led to a crash. But then you had things like the shithole throwing the goddamn shoe on the track which Danica ran over and thus ended her day. But she's learning with every race.