Danica Patrick unintentionally revealed who she’ll be driving for within the Indy 500 just a few weeks in the past, however she made it official on Wednesday.
The retiring racer confirmed on Twitter that she’ll be within the No. 13 Chevy-powered Ed Carpenter Racing IndyCar for the Memorial Day weekend traditional and stated she isn’t involved in regards to the quantity.
The truth is, she picked it.
“Drivers wish to say inexperienced is unfortunate and I by no means discovered that with my inexperienced GoDaddy paint scheme,” Patrick advised the Related Press. “Why cannot it’s thought-about fortunate quantity 13? Possibly it is the quantity I drive to a win.”
She’ll want slightly luck if she desires to complete higher than she did in her NASCAR finale on the Daytona 500. She received wrecked simply midway by means of the race by means of no fault of her personal, regardless of having the historically luckier #7 on her automotive. She plans to do a lot better at Indy.
“I am going there to win the factor,” Patrick stated.
Patrick did properly in Indianapolis throughout her IndyCar profession. She solely completed exterior of the highest 10 as soon as in seven races and got here in third in 2009.
That stated, she admits to feeling some strain this time round.
“I am nervous as a result of it has been a very long time and something that issues, you get nervous for. And on high of being gone a very long time, I wish to do a superb job. I would like it to go properly, I would like it to be just like the previous days and have a shot and win the rattling factor.”
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