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Patrick signs Andretti Autosport extension

Danica Patrick to remain with Andretti Autosport in new multi-year deal, with backing coming from Go Daddy
Andretti Autosport – the team previously know as Andretti Green – has confirmed that it has agreed a multi-year deal to retain the services of Danica Patrick.

The announcement comes at the same time as the team has confirmed a primary sponsorship agreement with internet company Go Daddy, who will act as the sponsor of Patrick's #7 entry.

Patrick had been linked with a possible move to NASCAR for 2010.

"All of us at Andretti Autosport are looking forward to having Danica back with the team and are excited about working with Bob Parsons and everyone at Go Daddy as the primary sponsor on Danica's car,” team boss Michael Andretti said. “Go Daddy brings a lot of energy to our team and to the IZOD IndyCar Series. We're very excited about the opportunity to work with them in 2010 and beyond."

Patrick joined Andretti Autosport prior to the start of the 2007 season, and during her time with the team, became the first woman ever to win an IZOD IndyCar Series event at the 2008 Japan Indy 300.

This season, she finished fifth in the IndyCar Series standings – a personal best – and took a top three finish in the Indy 500 at Indianapolis.

"I'm happy to be able to announce that I'm returning to Andretti Autosport,” she said. “Michael Andretti has helped me become a better driver and we hope to accomplish a great deal during the next few years together. Bob Parsons [founder] and Go Daddy have believed in me from the start. You know, my life long goal is to win the Indy 500 and I'd love to do that in the GoDaddy.com car."



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FooAtari .

December 01, 2009 8:24 AM

She was the "best of the rest" this year. Finishing in 5th place behind the leading Ganassi and Penske Teams She was the highest placed Andretti driver She brings in the cash They would be stupid NOT to sign her again.



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