Danica Patrick to Make Sprint Cup Debut At 2012 Daytona 500 [VIDEO]
Danica Patrick holds the distinction of having the highest finish by a woman in the biggest IndyCar event, the Indianapolis 500. Danica Patrick now looks to do the same next year in NASCAR’s biggest race, the Daytona 500.
It was announced Friday that Danica will race a limited schedule for Tony Stewart’s team Stewart-Haas Racing in 2012 with the first race being the Super Bowl of NASCAR, The Daytona 500 on February 26th. She will also drive the #10 Stewart-Haas Chevy at the May Darlington race, the August Bristol race, The September races in Atlanta, Chicagoland and Dover and the November races in Dover and Phoenix. There are plans for her to race two other races which haven’t been determined yet.
Danica will race a full time Nationwide schedule as well once again racing for Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s JR Motorsports team for whom she drove a part time schedule for last year.