RIVIERA BEACH, FL--She looks as beautiful in a dress as she does in a racing suit, flying by at over 200 miles per hour. Danica Patrick is a double threat and the face of the Indy Racing League. Wednesday, the driver was in Riviera Beach at Rapids Water Park signing for her legion of fans and talking about how she deals with Danicamania.
In her five years driving on the IRL Patrick made history in 2008, becoming the first female ever to win a IRL race. But it has taken her some time to get the respect of her fellow male drivers.
Patrick continues to be the face of the IRL, and while NASCAR certainly intrigues her, she's going to wait until the end of the 2009 season to decide if she will jump ship and become a stock car driver. But right now, Patrick is concentrating on winning her next race and just being the most successful driver she can be.
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