Big Crash at Daytona Takes Out Top Nascar Drivers

There were some unhappy drivers when an accident on the Daytona International Speedway took out a bunch of cars 20 laps into the Coke Zero 400 on Sunday.

The accident in the rain-delayed race happened when Ricky Stenhouse Jr. “got squirrely up there and then they all started wrecking,” Kevin Harvick said, according to USA Today. And while several cars were damaged, no one was injured.

David Beckham, Anthony Kiedis & More Shirtless Men of the Super Bowl

If there was one thread running through the Super Bowl last night – other than Joe Namath’s coat – it was the astounding plethora of shirtless men, in commercials and otherwise. Not that we’re complaining.

Here are our favorites.

Danica Patrick Is a 'Little Nervous' About Co-Hosting the American Country Awards

There’s a first time for everything – and Danica Patrick is about to take center stage for her awards show-hosting debut.

Danica Patrick to Join Trace Adkins as Co-Host of American Country Awards

Danica Patrick is taking a detour from the racetrack to the awards show stage.

The NASCAR star, 31, is teaming up with Trace Adkins, 51, to host the American Country Awards – which he has emceed for the last four years, co-hosted last year by Kristin Chenoweth.

Airing live on Fox on Dec. 10, the show will take place at the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas.

This is not Patrick’s first foray into the country world. She has appeared in music videos with Miranda Lambert and singer-rapper, Colt Ford.

Danica Patrick Opens Up About Dating Competitor Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.

Danica Patrick knows mixing business with pleasure isn’t wise, but it’s not stopping her.

“I don’t think it was a good idea. [But] there was nothing I could do about it,” she tells menshealth.com of getting into a relationship with fellow NASCAR racer, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., 25. “You can’t tell your heart who to like and not like. It just happened.”

Patrick, 30, isn’t worried about running into a future ex-boyfriend on the racetrack.

Danica Patrick Makes History as First Woman to Win Daytona 500 Pole Slot

Danica Patrick made racing history on Sunday, becoming the first woman to win the coveted pole position for this year’s Daytona 500 in just her second season of racing NASCAR after years as an IndyCar driver.

“I was brought up to be the fastest driver, not the fastest girl,” Patrick, 30, told CBS News. “That was instilled in my from very young, from the beginning.

Danica Patrick Divorcing Paul Hospenthal

It’s the end of the road for Danica Patrick and her husband of seven years, Paul Hospenthal.

“I am sad to inform my fans that after 7 years, Paul and I have decided to amicably end our marriage. This isn’t easy for either of us, but mutually it has come to this,” the racing star wrote on her Facebook page on Tuesday.

“He has been an important person and friend in my life and that’s how we will remain moving forward.”

Danica Patrick Crashes in Daytona Debut

Danica Patrick got her first Daytona 500 race off to a nasty start.

The racer, 29, crashed her green car on the second lap in an accident that also involved Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Elliott Sadler and other drivers.

“Wow,” exclaims the NASCAR.com blog. “The wreck was triggered when Elliott Sadler shoved Johnson.”

Danica Patrick: I Could Win the Daytona 500

Race car driver Danica Patrick is about to embark on her biggest challenge to date – the Daytona 500, a 500 mile-long NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.

But Patrick, 29, seems fearless, telling Reuters, “I’m not scared of going 200 miles an hour,” during Sunday’s competition in Daytona Beach, Fla.

In fact, she believes she has a shot at following in the footsteps of Trevor Bayne, last year’s rookie race winner.

Danica Patrick 'Devastated' by Dan Wheldon's Death

In the wake of Dan Wheldon’s tragic death during the Las Vegas Indy 300 race on Sunday, fellow driver Danica Patrick is speaking out about the accident.

“There are no words for today. Myself and so many others are devastated,” Patrick Tweeted on Sunday. “I pray for Suzi and the kids that God will give them strength.”

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