What Will Danica Patrick Do After Racing?

Danica Patrick will take part in the final race of her career at the 2018 Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. Here's everything you need to know in order to follow the race live

"I don't want people to forget that I am a girl, I don't think they really can, and I don't want them to because it is part of my story".

Kanaan, who topped this morning's final one-hour of practice on Carb Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, said: "If you look at our plan for this morning, I said to Eric [Cowdin, race engineer], 'You know this is not a five-hour session, right, it's an hour session?' So we're trying different things".

The race has produced most of Patrick's career highlights and made her one of North America's most recognizable athletes.

While she was on a recent photo shoot in Times Square next to her own replica made of 15,000 Lego blocks, a school bus rumbled by. She moved to stock cars, in part because it was more lucrative, but she did not win at all in 252 races in NASCAR's two top series over nine years.

But mere race results aren't the gist of her story, said former Andretti Autosport teammate and 2013 Indy 500 victor Tony Kanaan, who will start 10th Sunday.

"I'm here largely because I am woman", she said.

Patrick's life on the track has inspired young women around the world. "She's a great person, and she was really good for the sport".

And then what might have happened next?

"So it's fitting she's ending her career here, and we hope to send her off well". "The only thing that was missing was winning".

As it is, she has been an inspiration for girls to become involved in auto racing, which is dominated by men.

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As far as retirement parties go it is doubtful there has been one bigger than the bash that will be thrown for Danica Patrick when the "Queen of Speed" ends her career on Sunday at the Indianapolis 500.

Patrick has changed her image of late, softening it. So many that she plans to limit the number allowed into her area in the final moments before the race, because she knows emotions - and tears - will be flowing.

"Danica normalized having a woman in the field, which is only a good thing", said Julia Landauer, the 26-year-old NY native, Stanford graduate and motivational speaker who drove in two of NASCAR's lower series the last two years.

"In my opinion, Danica has also helped keep NASCAR relevant in greater American culture. Because racing is so sponsorship-dependent, it's exceptionally hard for anyone to make it, but I do think we see more girls at the go-kart and grassroots levels of racing, and hopefully we'll see them climb the ranks".

The king of qualifying, three times Carpenter has started from pole, but there has been no hometown magic and he has cracked the top 10 only three times in 14 races. Children waved at her out the window, excitedly yelling her name.

The 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500, the most anticipated annual event in IndyCar racing, is set to take place Sunday, May 27, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the race begins at approximately 9:20 a.m. PT.

Ed Carpenter captured the poll position with a qualifying time of 229.618 and last year's Indy 500 victor Takuma Sato is back to defend the title.

"We have fast cars", Patrick said.

"I can promise you I'll be quiet", Patrick said. "She gets so much popularity from the fans".


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