When Danica Patrick announced she was leaving IndyCar, she was also leaving all the IndyCar tracks that went along with the series. She made it known Indianapolis Motor Speedway would always be in her heart and she would one day go back – and win.
When the NASCAR Nationwide Series pulled into Chicagoland Speedway, Danica Patrick was at home. Literally. The Roscoe, Ill., native calls Chicago home and a win at the track nestled just outside the city would be extra special.
Dario Franchitti sailed away to the checkered flag at Indianapolis with Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Scott Dixon crossing the finish line right behind. Third went to Tony Kanaan, making it a podium sweep for Dan Wheldon’s three closest friends in the IndyCar series.
Two Hartford women are under arrest in Indianapolis, accused of abducting an eight-year-old boy from his school Friday.