(Source: SB Nation)
Finally making official the worst-kept secret in racing, current IndyCar Series driver Danica Patrick announced Thursday she will drive a full-time schedule in the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2012, along with a partial Sprint Cup Series schedule.
Patrick will drive for her current Nationwide team, the Dale Earnhardt Jr.-owned JR Motorsports, as well as “eight to 10 races” in the Sprint Cup Series for Tony Stewart’s Stewart-Haas Racing.
I think it’s about time, the most popular racer, no matter how deserving she may be to have that title, should be in the biggest racing division.
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