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Danica--Crossing the Line
Danica Patrick's life moves at 220 mph. She drives every race and lives every day like she has something to prove -- and she does. As a 5-foot 2-inch, 100-pound woman, she had to qualify a little quicker and race a little faster than the boys -- just to earn the respect she would otherwise be given if she weren't the "girl on the track, driving the princess mobile." But yo ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published January 9th 2007 by Touchstone
(first published April 1st 2006)
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I have a newfound respect for Danica Patrick after reading her autobiography. The book is an easy, one day read and dull at times, but tells you a lot about racing. I now realize that Danica does not just jump behind a wheel and start driving as fast as she can. I admire her for her courage and desire to breach a "man's world". There are times she comes across as arrogant, but yet there are even more moments of pure honesty in which she admits she is not perfect. She addresses her past mistakes ...more
I think this book is good if you have anything to do with racing and is especially inspiring if you are a girl. It is about Danica Patrick's start in the racing industry and all the struggle and hard times she had to overcome to make it to the top. All those times obviously paid off for her to make her dream come true.
Loved this book as I am an avid Nascar fan and I have been to many races in person. Plus she is a lady driver which is great.The men were not too happy to have to her at first but she does bring a lot of publicity to the sport and they all like that.