Danica Patrick: "Ricky [Stenhouse Jr.] loves Sprint Car racing and racing on dirt, that flipping and crashing is very much a part of that sport."
Stewart-Haas Racing's Danica Patrick becomes first female to win a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole. Last year she won the Nationwide Series pole at Daytona.
The budding romance between Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. took center stage and was not only addressed by the two of them but their fellow competitors as well.
Danica Patrick won the Sprint Fan Vote to gain entrance into her first NASCAR All-Star race.
The JGR drivers Hamlin, Kenseth and Bush set the top-three times testing the draft. Most teams concentrated on single car runs with Burton holding the single car fastest lap speed.
The rookie wins the Coors Light Pole for The Daytona 500.
Rain washes out NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Field set by 2012 points which puts Danica Patrick 37th on the grid.
During the week Patrick has been surprised by the surge in female backers including visits by the daughters of NASCAR drivers Carl Edwards, Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon.
Chevrolet drivers claim 5 of the 6 fastest times in pole qualifying for the Daytona 500. Danica Patrick and Jeff Gordon lock in the front row positions. Ryan Newman, Tony Stewart and Kasey Kahne 4th, 5th and 6th fastest.
Kurt Busch to drive Haas Automation Chevrolet alongside teammates Tony Stewart, Danica Patrick and Kevin Harvick.
After turning the fastest lap in practice on Saturday, Patrick is looking to take her SHR Chevrolet SS to the Daytona 500 pole on Sunday.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. met with media and discussed her outlook for the 2031 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, his relationship with driver Danica Patrick, and other topics.
In her first full NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Patrick will drive her No. 10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet SS more miles than she has ever raced before.