Archive for Danica Patrick

Move Over Danica Patrick

Posted in IndyCar with tags , , , , , , , on June 28, 2010 by autoracingpower

Sixteen-year-old Savannah Rickli has her sights set high. She has aspirations to be the first women to win the Indy 500. For the past 9 years, Rickli has been starting her racing journey where most young racers start: racing karts. She currently competes in a Mini Cooper with heavy modifications and is sponsored by SCR Performance and Built By Bones.

This past weekend, Rickli finished the Pikes Peak International Hull Climb. It’s a one way, 12.4 mile trip up Colorado’s highest mountain. She scaled the mountain with a competitive time of 13:58.

Move over Danica Patrick, looks like Savannah Rickli is bringing the heat.

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A Day in the Life of Danica Patrick

Posted in IndyCar, Rally Car, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on April 30, 2010 by autoracingpower

Who Do You Think is the Hottest Woman In Racing?

Posted in Formula 1, IndyCar, NASCAR, Rally Car, Renault, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 25, 2010 by autoracingpower

Racing has always been a male dominated sport. And, even now…how often do we really hear about women in racing?  Let’s take a moment to acknowledge some of the hottest women in racing. Who do you think is the hottest?

Miss Danica Patrick

Danica started racing at the early age of 10. She competes in IndyCar and has even made her NASCAR debut. She is also the current face of GoDaddy.com and has graced the pages of FHM and Sport Illustrated.

The lovely Ashley Force

Ashley was the first female to win the NHRA Funny Car. She even won against her own dad, 14-time winner John Force. Her other claims to fame are 2007 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series’ Rookie of the Year and 2007 AOL Sports Hottest Athlete. Does she get your vote?

British Katherine Legge

Currently racing in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters. First woman to test and A1 Grand Prix car in 2005. And, she was the first woman to test a Formula 1 car back in 2002.

Drag Racing Erica Enders

Pursued her passion at the early age of 8and has become the most successful female Pro Stock driver in NHRA history. In only 8 years of competition she has racked up 37 Jr. Dragster wins.  Her story was picked up by Disney Channel and turned into the TV movie, Right On Track.


Switzerland’s Cyndia Allemann

Cyndie began her career in racing very early at age 7. From karting she moved on over to cars in 2004 and finsihed sixth her first year in the Formule Renault 2.0 Suisse.

Patrick Revving Into NASCAR

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 9, 2009 by autoracingpower

A source says Danica Patrick has closed a deal with JR Motorsports to begin racing for NASCAR. Accordingly, Patrick will soon announce a partial Nationwide Series schedule.

Concurrently, last week Patrick signed a three-year extension with Andretti Autosport, but her schedule will also allow her to race in NASCAR. And, there is no speculation to how many races Patrick will participate in.

As an extra tidbit of information, Danica Patrick’s sponsor will be GoDaddy.com

Source: Indystar.com

Danica Patrick’s Point of View

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , on November 25, 2009 by autoracingpower

Source: AutoRacingDaily.com

Danica Patrick had a tough 2009. Although she says, “That’s not to say that it was all bad.”

In 2009, Danica finished 5th in points, setting her highest point record of her career. She relished in that, but knows that what she really is after is wins every weekend and battling for championships.

Her team knows success, having wona  lot of races and three championships to show in the IndyCar Series. Patri

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Natacha Gachnang a Hollywood Celebrity?

Posted in Formula 2, Natacha Gachnang with tags , , , , , , , on February 6, 2009 by autoracingpower

It seems that the Bloggers over at HollywoodCelebsGallery.blogspot.com are considering Natacha Gachnang a Hollywood celebrity. While their only real requirements are just a pretty face, it is interesting how popular a foreign Formula 2 driver is becoming stateside. They may be assuming Natacha will take a similar path to IndyCar “star” Danica Patrick. They also state that she is a model and don’t mention that she races cars, even though she wears a driving suit and is holding a helmet in some pictures.

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Click through below for the pictures.

hollywoodcelebsgallery.blogspot.com

Move over Danica, Natacha Gachnang is here.

Posted in Formula 2, Natacha Gachnang with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 18, 2008 by autoracingpower

The inaugural season of the Formula 2 championship will include the beautiful racing star from Switzerland, Natacha Gachnang.  The racing series will feature a new car with a Williams chassis and 450 hp engine built by Audi. The 21-year-old has had a promising career so far finishing third in the Spanish Formula 3 championship and second in the Copa de España.

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Natacha was previously racing in the U.S. in the Star Mazda series where she had a top ten finish in each race. During her time in the Star Mazda series, she was also racing in the Formula 3 Euro series and Austrian Formula 3. Natacha’s cousin is Toro Rosso Formula 1 hopeful Sebastien Buemi.

She speaks English, French and German and her favorite tracks include Nuerburgring and Ledenon, are you really still reading this? There’s a gallery below.

Source: autoblog.com