DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) - Tony Stewart has modest goals for protege Danica Patrick in her Darlington Raceway debut.
He knew ``The Track Too Tough To Tame'' was going to be difficult. That's why he put it on her Sprint Cup Series schedule. And Stewart would know: In 19 career starts, he's never won at Darlington. It's one of only two active tracks on the schedule where he's yet to visit Victory Lane.
So his hope for Patrick on Saturday night is for her just to run as many laps as possible.
Her Sprint Cup debut in February was cut short when she was involved in a Lap 1 accident at the Daytona 500. She got back out on track, but completed just 138 of the 202 laps.

Recent NASCAR Discussions

NASCAR Odds

Driver Odds
Odds to Win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup 2017 Championship
Jimmie Johnson #48 +500
Kyle Busch #18 +700
Joey Logano #22 +700
Kevin Harvick #4 +700
Martin Truex, Jr. #78 +750

Nascar Top Stories

Thumbnail NASCAR All-Star Race Picks The NASCAR All-Star Race will be held later tonight. Here are some drivers we think can come away with the win in this exhibition.
Thumbnail North Education Lottery 200 Odds The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drives under the lights on Friday night for the North Carolina Education Lottery 200. Here is a look at the odds to win the...
Thumbnail NASCAR All-Star Race Odds The NASCAR Monster Energy Series hosts its annual midseason exhibition race this weekend with the NASCAR All-Star Race. Here is a...
Thumbnail Go Bowling 400 Predictions The green flag for the Go Bowling 400 will be waved later tonight. Here is a look at the drivers we like to contend for the NASCAR victory...
Thumbnail Toyota Tundra 250 Picks The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series gets the busy racing weekend started with the Toyota Tundra 250 taking place...