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    Video: Danica Patrick, Brooke Burke pitch Can-Am Spyder as ultimate paparazzi escape tool [UPDATE]
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    Can-Am has added another pair of stars to its advertising push for the three-wheeled Spyder motorcycle. After showing former NHL star Mark Messier guaranteeing a number of things (playing on his guarantee of winning a crucial game in the Stanley Cup playoffs in 1994), the company has hired ...

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    Motorsports: Daytona 500 rain delay leads to confusion, but a winner is crowned anyway [spoilers]
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    One of the sponsors of yesterday's Daytona 500 NASCAR race broadcast on Fox was the movie Noah - yeah, the same Noah who had to build an ark to get through the worst rain delay ever. Fitting, then, that this year's race would be halted after 38 laps due to severe rain and the threat of even more ...

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    Report: King Richard getting Petty with Danica Patrick slam
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    Richard Petty (pictured above) made some rather disparaging remarks about IndyCar veteran and current NASCAR driver Danica Patrick (inset) while at the Canadian Motorsports Expo, implying that the 31-year-old could only win a NASCAR race if the rest of the field stayed home. Patrick's best NASCAR ...

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    Video: Danica Patrick gets ridiculous new body for Super Bowl spot
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    For a number of years, the annual batch of Super Bowl ads has brought with it a risque spot from GoDaddy that features Danica Patrick, an online-only "red band" version and controversy. This year could be different, even as we get to see more of Danica's body than we ever have before - perhaps ...

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    Video: Danica Patrick not a big fan of Jay Mohr's humor at NASCAR banquet
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    Friday was the night of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series annual Champion's Awards banquet, and the host, comedian Jay Mohr, cracked off some jokes about Danica Patrick that visibly rubbed her (and her fellow NASCAR-driver boyfriend, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.) the wrong way. We're not going to judge ...

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    Report: Fortune ranks 10 most powerful women in autos [UPDATE]
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    With talk of Mary Barra as one of four potential successors to Dan Akerson as CEO of General Motors, it seems like ripe time to take a step back and acknowledge the most powerful women in the auto industry. Fortune made that easy for us by compiling a top-10 list, and sitting at the top is no ...

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    Official: Danica Patrick will host American Country Awards [w/video]
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    NASCAR and IndyCar superstar Danica Patrick will step out of her role as a racecar driver and back into the role of television presenter for the second time this year. No, not for a GoDaddy commercial, Patrick will co-host the American Country Awards show. She'll be sharing the stage at Mandalay ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2013 Daytona 500 runs 200 laps, six of them count [spoilers]
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    It's been a huge month, leading up to the Super Bowl of NASCAR, the Daytona 500. This is the first year of the new Car of Tomorrow, the "Gen Six" car, and all of the drivers have been trying to figure out its intricacies. The Ford Fusion and Chevrolet NASCAR SS has joined the field and its ...

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    Motorsports: Danica Patrick becomes first woman to win Sprint Cup pole
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    196.434 miles per hour. That's the top speed hit by Stewart-Haas racing driver Danica Patrick during Saturday's qualifying for the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. Not only was that speed good enough to earn Patrick pole position for the race on Sunday, February 24, it is the ...

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    Read This: Slate argues Danica Patrick is putting the women's movement back [w/poll]
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    Danica Patrick has been a lightning rod for both praise and criticism throughout her objectively successful, decade-long career as a racing driver. Putting to the side for a moment that it is still very rare for a woman to get a drive in a top-tier series, something that Patrick first managed ...

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    Video: Watch Kyle Petty sing a ballad about Danica Patrick
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    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 ...

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    Breaking: Daytona 500 postponed until Monday on account of rain
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    NASCAR officials have made the call to postpone the Daytona 500 until Monday, February 27 at 12:00PM EST on account of rain. This marks the first time that the 53-year-old race has been pushed back a day due to weather. The start of the race today was delayed by heavy rains, and while the weather ...

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    Video: Danica Patrick walks away from big crack-up in Daytona
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    If "rubbin is racin'!", an incident during the Gatorade Duel races to determine starting spots for this weekend's Daytona 500 NASCAR race also proves that rubbin' is wreckin'. With just two corners to go, Danica Patrick was running near tenth place down on the inside of a tightly packed field. ...

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    Report: PSA: Danica Patrick prefers being called "pretty" rather than "sexy"
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    As Danica Patrick prepares for her first NASCAR Sprint Cup race next weekend in the Daytona 500, she's apparently taking advantage of the publicity to try to remediate her image. After seven years of promoting her attractiveness with nearly equal billing to her race driving acumen, Patrick has ...

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    Official: Danica Patrick making NASCAR Sprint Cup debut at Daytona 500
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    It's official, ladies and gents: IndyCar starlet Danica Patrick is moving up to the big leagues in NASCAR. The official announcement came in over the weekend that Patrick will be making her Spring Cup debut at no less lofty a race than the Daytona 500 come February 26, where she'll be driving for ...

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    Report: Danica Patrick switching to NASCAR, keeping Indy 500
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    Danica Patrick is no stranger to NASCAR, but her regular ride is in the IndyCar series. That looks like it could be about to change, however, as Dale Earnhardt Jr. wants Patrick to join his JR Motorsports team as a full-time member. Running the entire 2012 Nationwide series will certainly take up ...

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    Indy 500 oozes drama, takes no prisoners on 100th Anniversary [spoilers, video]
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    The crowd at the Brickyard for today's 100th Annoversary Indianapolis 500 certainly got their money's worth. Once all the pre-race pageantry and fanfare was out of the way, the 2011 Indy 500 provided a spectacle full of drama, lead changes, and a shocking, exciting finish. Click past the break ...

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    IndyCar: 2010 Honda Indy Toronto [SPOILERS]
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    2010 Honda Indy Toronto – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The IndyCar Series made a major announcement since the last race at Watkins Glen, deciding to stick with Dallara as its chassis supplier, but opening the game up a bit by allowing other manufacturers the option to supply aero ...

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    Long Beach Grand Prix 2010: Lone caution makes for fast IndyCar action [Spoilers]
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    2010 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach – Click above for huge high-res image gallery
    Sometimes referred to as America's Monaco, the Izod IndyCar Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach typically means sun, surf, stargazing and sensational street racing action in one weekend-long party. The 2010 ...

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    SPOILER ALERT: Danica Patrick's Daytona debut doesn't exactly go as planned
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    Danica Patrick at the 2010 Nationwide 300 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Despite a rather positive performance in her first outing in competition behind the wheel of stock car racer, Danica Patrick failed to wow the crowds at Daytona International Speedway last weekend after ...

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