Advertisements
Latest News

Danica Patrick’s 2018 MENCS Season In Review

Follow The Capital Sports Report on WordPress.com

Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

In this story, we’ll look at Danica Patrick’s 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Season Series. This was her final season in the sport.

Patrick gave it one last go around in the Daytona 500. She began the Sunday, February 18th, 2018 race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida in the 28th position.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Chase Elliott has a track incident with Danica Patrick and Kasey Kahne during the Daytona 500
Chase Elliott has a track incident with Danica Patrick and Kasey Kahne during the Daytona 500 (Getty Images)

She finished 35th in the GoDaddy/Warrior by Danica Patrick car. Her Cup Series career ended with a crash in Lap 101.

Chase Elliott, Brad Keselowski, and Kevin Harvick were running in a pack when the accident happened. When Elliott and Keselowski made contact, it caused Elliott to go spinning.

Patrick was collected in the crash, along with Kasey Kahne, David Ragan, and Martin Truex Jr. The New Jersey native was the only driver of those four, who won the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series Championship, was able to continue the race.

“I guess it was just not meant to be,” Patrick said. “We raced it, it was competitive, that’s all you can do. That’s the gamble about Daytona. It can go so well and it can go so awful. I still have one more (race). It’s not a stock car, but I still have one more (the Indianapolis 500).”

She announced in November 2017 that she would only compete in the Daytona 500 this season. She would also compete in IndyCar’s Indianapolis 500 during Memorial Day weekend, before retiring.

Advertisements

Any Corrections?. You can contact Anthony Caruso III, Publisher at publisher@thecapitalsportsreport.com.

 

Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook

 

©2007-2019 The Capital Sports Report. Please honor copyright! Piracy hurts writers, devalues their works, and puts you and your employer at risk of lawsuits. All original materials contained on this website are protected by the United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcasted without the prior written permission.

About Anthony Caruso III (10383 Articles)
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.