Monday, April 21, 2008

Danica Patrick Wins!

Some folks said it would never happen, others said it was a matter of time. Congrats to Danica Patrick on her first IRL victory!

I came across this column, which raises a number of potential asterisks, but as far as I'm concerned, it's as much a win as any other race. She's been running up front (with the rest of the Andretti-Green cars), and that's how races are won. If you run up front, the wins will come. Yes, there was a fuel mileage situation involved, but fuel strategy is part of racing. Plus it wasn't as if her team was taking a gamble. They made an effort to save fuel and, in the end, it worked out.

I see the author's point...but that's racin'!

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