Motorsports

Dale Earnhardt’s 12-Year-Old Granddaughter to Race as No. 3

Twelve-year-old Karsyn Elledge is going to carry on the family tradition in racing. The petite eight-grader, who is the granddaughter of racing legend Dale Earnhardt,  announced at a press conference on Saturday that she is entering the family business this summer full throttle. Wearing a bright pink SpongeBob SquarePants driving suit, Karsyn stood in the Sonoma Raceway Winner’s …

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NASCAR’s Danica Patrick is Back-to-Back Winner of Nick Kids’ Choice Award

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Danica Patrick’s won for favorite female athlete at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards for the third time. Patrick  beat out the Williams sisters — tennis champions Serena and Venus  — and Olympic gold-medal gymnast Gabby Douglas at the USC Galen Center on Saturday in Los Angeles.. After hearing she had won, the petite …

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Danica Patrick First Woman to Win Daytona 500 Pole

By winning the Daytona 500 pole today, Danica Patrick became the first woman to win the top spot for any race in NASCAR’s premier circuit. Clocking in  at 45.817 seconds, averaging 196.434 mph, today’s achievement is the biggest of Patrick’s stock-car career. Jeff Gordon was the only one to come close at 196 mph even. After the race he said: “It’s great to be part of history, …

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Race Against Danica Patrick in new Sega Game

Just in time for the holidays, Sega is releasing Sonic and All-Stars Racing Transformed Bonus Edition, which is your standard go-kart racing game with a couple of twists. One of those twists is that the fastest female race car driver, Danica Patrick  has joined the character roster. Danica, by the way, just finished her first …

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Danica Patrick Confirms Move to NASCAR

Weeks ago it leaked that Danica Patrick, arguably the  best-known racer in motorsports, would jump from IndyCar to NASCAR full-time beginning with the 2012 season. Today, in a live teleconference, Patrick confirmed the badly kept secret. Not surprisingly, GoDaddy will continue to be her sponsor. Dressed in her signature leather-jumpsuit and high heels from the GoDaddy commercials, …

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