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"There were races he'd have half a lap lead on second place and crash the car with 10 laps to go.That was the hard stuff to get him to understand, is you don't have to go 100 percent every lap.Ricky Stenhouse Jr., of course, is far more than Danica Patrick's boyfriend. I think once the season gets going and we can talk about how great this Gen-6 car is going to be and how great the racing is going to be, hopefully it can take a back seat and we can focus on our racing." So just who is Danica's new man?He is the two-time Nationwide Series champion, and he is making the move to the big league this season as the replacement driver at Roush-Fenway Racing for two-time Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth. The 25-year-old Mississippi native, often seen wearing a cowboy hat and a huge silver belt buckle celebrating one of his Nationwide titles, became the first driver since Martin Truex Jr. In the season finale at Homestead last season, when his spotter was imploring him to lay back and race conservatively to wrap up the title, Stenhouse keyed the mic so he couldn't hear him anymore.
"I've always liked to be thrown into the deep end." Pastrana will be teammates with Trevor Bayne, winner of the 2011 Daytona 500.I'm surrounded by a lot of knowledge and I'm ready to learn. Game on." ****** RECOVERING: Antron Brown flew home to Indiana for a doctor visit this week following his frightening accident at the NHRA Winternationals in California.The reigning NHRA world champion went for a wild ride after his engine exploded at 300 mph, sending his dragster veering sharply to the left before flipping onto its side."The canopy's windshield is five-eighths-of-an-inch thick. Thank God that canopy is on our car because when we hit that sand trap it really kept everything away from me and the fire away from me." Brown stopped by the DSR shop while home to thank the fabricators who built his dragster.Now he's headed back out to compete this weekend at Phoenix, where he'll rejoin the rest of his team. I'm ready to get to Phoenix and get back on that horse," he said.
After running strong all race long, this definitely was a setback for the three-time champion in his final season.