Danica Patrick

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Full Name Danica Patrick
Age 37 Years Old
Nick Name Dani
Gender Female
Famous As Model
Birth Date March 25, 1982
Birth Place Beloit, Wisconsin
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Danica Sue Patrick known as Danica Patrick is an American former retired professional racing driver. She dropped out of high school to pursue a career as a race driver. She is known as the most successful woman in the history of American open-wheel racing. She is the only one lady who got victory in the 2008 Indy Japan 300 in an IndyCar Series race. She is the sponsors of GoDaddy.com and has a fan club called the Danica Maniacs. She finished second at the Formula Ford Festival, the highest-ever finish by either a woman or an American in the event. In August 2019, she launched a weekly podcast called Pretty Intense in which she discusses success and spirituality with guests.

Famous For

Danica Patrick is famous for the American race car driver and also known as the first woman to win an IndyCar championship event. She has set several records for women race car drivers.

Early Life of Danica Patrick

Danica Sue Patrick was born on March 25, 1982, in Beloit, Wisconsin. She first began her racing go-Karts at the age of 10 with her sister in Wisconsin. Her father T.J. Patrick and her mother Bav Patrick and have a younger sister named Brooke. She was raised in Roscoe, Illinois and became a cheerleader at hononegah community high school but she dropped out of high school and attained a GED certification. At the age of 16 to advance her racing career she moved to Milton Keynes, England.

Career of Danica Patrick

  • Patrick started her career go-Karts at the age of 10 in her hometown. She left high school to race Formula Fords and Vauxhalls in the United Kingdom after national success in go-Karts at age of 16. In 2002 she signed with Rahal Letterman Racing. She became the first woman to hold the lead during the Indianapolis 500 in 2005 where she became the fourth woman to race, again three years later she was the first to record a win on the IndyCar circuit.
  • The same year she won her first pole position where she stood the second position in the IRL IndyCar series at Kansas Speedway. In the 2005 IRL Championship, she was named Rookie of the Year. She was named Female Athlete of the year by the United States Sports Academy. In 2008, Patrick became the first woman to win an IndyCar race and made history and made an impressive show at the Indianapolis 500 and became third in 2009. In 2011 she competed part-time in the NASCAR Nationwide Series driving for JR Motorsports.
  • At the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, she stood 4th in Sam's Town 300 Nationwide Series Race by recording history again. Again In 2013, She won the pole position for the Daytona 500 and also became the first woman to ever win a pole in a Sprint cup race. She became the second woman to earn a top ten at Atlanta Motor Speedway in 2014. She has also worked at television host, posed for the cover of 'Sports Illustrated' and has also featured in advertisements and music videos.

Personal Life of Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick is married to Paul Edward Hospenthal in 2005 who is a Physical therapist to whom she met at his office in 2002 when she was recovering from a hip injury she sustained during a yoga session. Later got divorced in 2013. Danica Patrick was in a relationship with fellow driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. from November 2012 to December 2017. As of today, she is in a relationship with Aaron Rodgers. 

Net Worth of Danica Patrick

After dropping out of high school in 1998 to pursue her racing career she is able to gain success in her life. She has become the first woman to win an IndyCar Championship event. Her estimated net worth as of 2019 is to be $60 million.

Body Measurements of Danica Patrick

Thomas Rhett Stands the height of 5 feet 2 inches with a balanced weight of 45 kg. He has a body with a body measurement of 33-25-34.

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