DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Trouble found Danica Patrick again.
Just 48 hours after smashing hard into a retaining wall in a qualifying race for Sunday's Daytona 500, Patrick got clipped again, this time by her own teammate, Cole Whitt, sending her into a spin and eventually the wall just 50 laps into the DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway.
"What the [expletive]," she yelled over her team radio. "He [expletive] hit me."
After driving her damaged race car to the garage, Patrick jumped out, helmet still on, and stormed into her team hauler, leaving a trail of media behind her.
It was the second time in three days her race was ruined by a crash that was no fault of her own. Thursday she got bumped by Aric Almirola; Saturday it was Whitt.
"I don't think it's ever great when teammates come together," she said afterward. "We'll have to figure out what happened and move forward."
As Whitt explained it, the two were trying to use the two-car draft to move to the front, with himRead More »from Danica Patrick not happy after getting wrecked again at Daytona