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Danica Patrick acquires new pet themed primary sponsor for select 2017 events CODE 3 ASSOCIATES IS A PET WELFARE ADVOCATE

  HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Danica Patrick, the highest-finishing woman in the Indianapolis 500 and Daytona 500 and the only female driver ever to win a pole in the NASCAR Cup Series, will compete in both races next year before retiring as a race car driver. “It just came from my heart, and I think it’s going to be awesome,” Patrick said Friday about her decision during an emotional news conference at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Patrick, 35, told The Associated Press it took

Christina Nielsen makes IMSA history with GT Daytona title SCUDERIA CORSA DRIVER PILOTS FERRARI 488 GT3 TO CLASS CHAMPIONSHIP

MSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship driver Katherine Legge said it best in a pre-event interview heading into the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen. The interviewer asked, “What’s it like being a female race-car driver?”Legge’s reply: “The car doesn’t know the difference.”Clearly, the No. 63 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488 GT3 didn’t know the difference in the 2016 WeatherTech Championship. Neither did the No. 007 TRG-AMR Aston Martin Vantage last year.The only thing both cars recognized was that Christina Nielsen, 2016 driver’s

NHRA’s Alexis DeJoria Racing brings Free Mammograms for the Fans to Dallas, Las Vegas

Alexis DeJoria enters the final three races of the 2016 NHRA season in 10th place in the Funny Car standings.PHOTO BY GARY NASTASE PHOTOGRAPHY FOURTH-YEAR PROGRAM HAS PROVIDED THE PROCEDURE TO NEARLY 350 NHRA FANS NHRA Funny Car driver Alexis DeJoria is once again taking an active role in the fight against breast cancer during the month of October. Alexis DeJoria Racing is partnering with Baylor Health and Nevada Health Care Systems (NVHC) to bring back the Free Mammograms for

Carmen Jorda fuels fire in battle of no-name F1 drivers

Carmen Jorda struck back at test driver Marco Sorensen, who made claims that he was 12 seconds faster than Jorda in a simulator. Jorda says she’s never even seen Sorensen at the team’s headquarters in Enstone.PHOTO BY LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC RENAULT DEVELOPMENT DRIVER HITS BACK AT MARCO SORENSEN Carmen Jorda has hit back at a former Formula One colleague, following an accusation that her presence at Renault caused him to quit the sport. Marco Sorensen, recently a test driver at the

Formula One’s women problem is bad for business

Formula 3 but what about Formula 1? EPA/Kai Försterling Bernie Ecclestone, Formula One’s chief executive, has poured water on the prospect of women drivers returning to the grid any time soon. In a recent interview he expressed his doubts, saying: “If there was somebody that was capable they wouldn’t be taken seriously anyway.” Perhaps we should not be surprised by the statement, given former provocations like “women should be dressed in white, like all the other domestic appliances”. But, for

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