She has a hair color: dark brown, eyes color: dark brown, height: 5′ 2″ (157 cm), measurements: 34-23-33, hobbies: traveling and yoga, debut season: 2005, car number: 7, former teams: Rahal Letterman Racing, starts: 86, wins: 1, poles: 3, best finish: 5th in 2009, and awards: IndyCar Rookie of the Year in 2005, IndyCar Most Popular Driver in 2005 until 2007, and 2009.
Danica Patrick Biography:
Danica Patrick was born at her hometown in Beloit, Wisconsin (WI), United State of America (USA), and she grew up in Roscoe, Illinois. Danica Patrick began go-karting in 1992 at the age of 10 at the Sugar River Raceway in Brodhead, Wisconsin, and eventually won several World Karting Association championships. Danica Patrick moved to England, United Kingdom (UK) on 1998 in order to advance her racing career. Danica Patrick raced in Formula Ford and Formula Vauxhall, earning a second-place in Britain’s Formula Ford Festival, the highest finish by a woman in the event.
Danica Patrick on 2002 started driving for Rahal Letterman Racing in the United State of America (USA). After making several starts in the Barber Dodge Pro Series, Danica Patrick moved to the Toyota Atlantic Championship for 2003. Danica Patrick won one pole position and was a consistent podium finisher (top three); however, Danica Patrick never won a race. Danica Patrick finished third in the Championship on 2004.
Danica Patrick get the critics, some drivers have critically commented on Danica Patrick’s using the fact she is a female driver as a means of self promotion. After Danica Patrick’s IRL win, she was praised by many drivers, including NASCAR driver and former IRL champion Tony Stewart, who said “I think obviously she’s got talent; she’s been successful in every form of racing she’s been in so far and I don’t see why Danica Patrick wouldn’t be successful here (in NASCAR).”
Danica Patrick was featured on the cover of the June 6, 2005 issue of Sports Illustrated, making her the first Indianapolis 500 driver on the cover since Al Unser, in victory lane, following his upset fourth victory on 1987. Danica Patrick had also previously became a model for FHM, appearing on the April 2003 issue. Danica Patrick was on the cover of the September/October 2006 issue of travelgirl magazine and the October 2006 issue of American Libraries. Danica Patrick appears on the February 15, 2008 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Danica Patrick is featured in a 4-page photo spread.
Danica Patrick appeared in commercials for Secret deodorant on 2005 and 2006 until Danica Patrick was replaced by Rihanna on 2007. Danica Patrick also appeared in Jay-Z’s music video “Show Me What You Got,” where Danica Patrick drives a Pagani Zonda Roadster. A spot for the Honda Civic Coupe features Danica Patrick trying to avoid a speeding ticket.
Danica Patrick was featured in an ESPN “This Is SportsCenter” commercial, which showed then-anchor Dan Patrick towing her IndyCar due to a reserved space misunderstanding (the space in question being reserved for “D. Patrick”). Danica Patrick can also be seen in award winning corporate training videos Four Weeks In May and T.E.A.M.W.O.R.K. On May 2006, Danica Patrick published her autobiography, Danica Patrick: Crossing the Line.
During testing at Phoenix International Raceway, GoDaddy filmed a commercial with Danica Patrick that has also aired nationally. During the same test, at the invitation of GoDaddy, Danica Patrick met with Paul Teutul, Sr. and Mikey Teutul, and subsequently appeared on an episode of American Chopper. Danica Patrick was also on a 2008 “inspirational, feel-good” Go Daddy commercial called “Kart” that features a beautiful girl who aspires to be like Danica Patrick. Danica Patrick on February 1, 2009 appeared in two GoDaddy.com commercials advertised during Super Bowl XLIII. The Most Watched Super Bowl commercial of 2009, according to TiVo, was Danica Patrick’s “Enhancement” ad for GoDaddy.com.
Danica Patrick recently was voted sexiest athlete in Victoria’s Secret “What is Sexy” list. Danica Patrick also was voted #42 in 2006 and #85 in 2007 in FHM’s 100 sexiest women in the world. Danica Patrick made a second appearance in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue on February 2009 with a Shelby Cobra 427 racing car. Danica Patrick is represented by IMG talent agency. Danica Patrick recently starred in a Boost Mobile commercial to advertise their prepaid unlimited telephone plans.
In her acting, Danica Patrick made her acting debut in an episode of CSI: New York on the February 10, 2010 episode where she played a beautiful racing driver.