Skip to comments.Danica Patrick questions need for NASCAR diversity program
Posted on 10/27/2014 7:17:04 PM PDT by rabidralph
Danica Patrick has revved up some controversy, questioning whether NASCAR needs its Drive for Diversity program, which aims to increase female and minority participation in the racing car series.
I have never benefited from the Diversity program, Patrick said on Friday after a reporter from the Danville (Va.) Register and Bee asked her about diversity in stock car racing. NASCAR honored Wendell Scott, the only African-American to win in its top-level series, at its event in Martinsville, Va., this past weekend. Scott, who was born in Danville, won a Grand National (predecessor to Sprint Cup) race in Jacksonville, Fla., in 1963. Darrell Wallace, Jr., took the checkered flag at the Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville in 2013, becoming only the second African American to win a race in one of NASCAR's national series, and repeated the feat on Saturday in a truck wearing Scott's number and paint scheme.
Patrick cut short a follow-up question about what needs to be done for more women to enter NASCAR, saying, Well, clearly then I wouldnt think that there needs to be a diversity program if Im here and I didnt get in.
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The intrepid Miss Patrick.
Where is the diversity drive in the NBA?
A NASCAR diversity program can mean only one thing: many more car crashes on the race track.
Where is the diversity in large urban area post offices or government jobs? Racists.
doesn’t she have a pervy commercial to film somewhere?
Are you saying more car jackings?
Cant anyone who can put a team together and drive competitively race in nascar?
Next they’ll want at least one lesbian, one gay, one transvestite, one transgender...and who knows what else in each race and then the whole thing will be ruined.
I hate the rats and especially the rat lawyers. I work with people of all colors - color doesn’t matter - ability and hard work does. if you aren’t productive for your company then you are gone, if you are then you stay. Period.
LOL! Good question.
Would a regular guy or an ugly girl have the ride Danica has with the same lack of victories?
..........I know she could care less about what I thought but her answers in this article raise my opinion of her several notches!
I could be wrong but I just don’t think that Danica or any woman has that last one thousandth of an ounce on insanity to push an Indy car across the finish line first!
Guys that do that are in a zone of insanity for a few seconds and have “something” the rest of us simply don’t have. I’ve been 150 in a race boat and that was the scariest thing I’ve ever done. These guys are doing 225 or better at times.
Ha! The leftist media thought they were going to exploit Patrick and use her to take down NASCAR, but she didn’t play their game.
.....here’s a big giant “atta boy” to you!!
Personally, I could care less if the NBA is all black because I don’t follow them at all. But, it demonstrates yet another hypocrisy in the DNA of Liberalism.
..... So ... if diversity begins to cast its broad shadow upon the world of sports .... what would the shadow of diversity cast upon the likes of basketball and other sportsy type worlds?
We need transgender drivers driving Trans-Ams, only fair...
She is 3 spots behind Tony Stewart in the standings.
Boy Howdy, This ought to piss the professional perpetually aggrieved crowd off big time.
Good for her
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