Danica Patrick is a former professional racing car driver who is now retired. She was one of the world’s most well-known and accomplished female race car drivers. At the highest levels of her sport, she competed effectively against males.
For her huge fan following, we have collected some more fascinating facts about her let’s take a look at them below!
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Danica Patrick
1. High School Drop Out
She dropped out of high school to pursue a career as a racing car driver, and in 2002, She became a professional race car driver.
2. First Woman As lead During Indianapolis 2005
Patrick made history by being the first woman to lead the Indianapolis 500 in 2005. She became the first woman to win an IndyCar race three years later.
3. Racing Background
She comes from a racing family, with her father driving and her mother working as a mechanic.
4. Initial Start of Racing
Her parents bought her a go-kart, and she began racing at the age of ten. Danica’s father was a big help to her, giving her racing tips and showing her how to adjust the race cars. She was born to race. She moved to the United Kingdom when she was 16 years old to begin racing open-wheel cars.
She wrote her autobiography called “Danica: Crossing the Line”. In which she had excellently written about all her journey to become a successful racer
6. Wine Cellar
Patrick is a wine drinker who has her own cellar in her Phoenix, Arizona home.
7. Major Sponsor
Over the last seven years, she has appeared in a celebrity-record 12 Super Bowl commercials for Go Daddy. Her Sprint Cup car is primarily sponsored by GoDaddy.
8. Work For Charity
She is also a part of a fundraising project and also requests her fans through her Instagram to donate some funds. She has attached a link to the “given gain” charity fund in her Instagram bio