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Danica Learns Despite Wreck in NASCAR Debut

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For Danica Patrick, Saturday’s DRIVE4COPD 300 was a lesson in hard knocks — literally. 

Although she lasted just 68 laps in her NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at Daytona International Speedway, Patrick gained valuable NASCAR experience. 

“I was just starting to get it,” Patrick pleaded with crew chief Tony Eury Jr., as she drove the mangled No. 7 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet to pit road for repairs.

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