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2017 Frontstretch Podcast: Danica Patrick Steps Away

Frontstretch Podcast about Danica Patrick retirement with Tom Bowles, Phil AllawayDustin AlbinoZach Catanzareti and Joseph Wolkin.

ALBINO: Danica Patrick Steps Away From Racing

In a special edition of the Frontstretch Podcast live from Homestead-Miami Speedway, a handful of our writers (Dustin, Zach, Joe, Tom and Phil) break down Friday’s breaking news. Danica Patrick’s retirement took center stage on a day where the Championship 4 were shuffled into the background. Patrick announced she will compete in the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500 in 2018 before stepping away from the sport completely.

The gang breaks down Patrick’s legacy, what she has meant to the world of racing as well as Christopher Bell‘s Camping World Truck Series championship.


About the author

Dustin joined the Frontstretch team at the beginning of the 2016 season. 2020 marks his sixth full-time season covering the sport that he grew up loving. His dream was to one day be a NASCAR journalist, thus why he attended Ithaca College (Class of 2018) to earn a journalism degree. Since the ripe age of four, he knew he wanted to be a storyteller.

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Parting is such sweet sorrow.

Bill B

That’s a shame.


She didn’t step away. She couldn’t get anyone to sponsor her and no team offered her a ride. That’s not stepping away, that’s being let go of fired.

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