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LAST LAP DANICA'S PATH TO CUP RACING
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January 12, 2012
Twenty years after she began driving (go-karts), DANICA PATRICK will make her Sprint Cup debut
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January 12, 2012

Last Lap Danica's Path To Cup Racing

Twenty years after she began driving (go-karts), DANICA PATRICK will make her Sprint Cup debut

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LEAVES family behind and moves to England to drive in the Formula Vauxhall Winter Series.

10.22.2000

COMES in second at the Formula Ford Festival, the highest finish for an American or a woman and a highlight of an uneven tenure in Europe.

2001

RETURNS to the U.S. and in '02 signs a multiyear deal with Rahal Letterman Racing, announcing plans to race in the Toyota Atlantic series.

3.23.03

BECOMES the first woman in Toyota Atlantic to stand on the podium, taking third in Monterrey, Mexico.

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