Danica Patrick heads to Bristol, coming off her best NASCAR finish ever – fourth place in the Sam’s Town 300 at Las Vegas on March 5, 2011. She started the race at 22nd.
It was the best NASCAR finish by a woman in 61 years.
Patrick is scheduled to race in the Scotts Turf Builder 300, a Nationwide Series race scheduled for 2 pm on March 19, 2011. The race will take place at the Bristol Motor Speedway.
She will drive the GoDaddy #5 car.
Justin Algaier won last year’s event.
This race is part of Patrick’s 12-race schedule in the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2011. She races full time in the IndyCar series.
The weekend’s Sprint Cup race, the Jeff Byrd 500 presented by Food City, is March 20, 2011 at 1 pm.
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