|Danica Patrick in spotlight at Daytona|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 16 February 2012 11:51|
Patrick was shuffled from interview to interview, answering questions and shooting promotions for her first full season in NASCAR. She couldn't even find solitude in the bathroom: an autograph seeker followed Patrick inside and patiently waited for the driver's signature.
Patrick will make her Sprint Cup Series debut in the Feb. 26 season-opening Daytona 500. It's the first of 10 races this year at NASCAR's top level, and she's racing for the championship in the second-tier Nationwide Series.
She says she has learned how to deal with the intense spotlight while racing in the Indianapolis 500 the last seven years.