The answer to that, it seems, is a solid maybe. According to the AP, Danica Patrick is on a shortlist of potential drivers for a new, American-based Formula One team that is in creation in Charlotte. And Ken Anderson, the technical director of the new team (called USF1), says that Patrick is definitely under consideration for one of the team’s driver slots.
(Coming soon to a Formula One track near you … if you’re in Europe.)
If Anderson comes through with a multi-million dollar contract, she’ll probably be interested. Call it a hunch. And with an operating budget of $64 million, as well as the nearly limitless endorsement potential for a top F1 driver — former champion Michael Schumacher reportedly raked in $58 million in a season without breasts — it would seem to be as close to a no-brainer for Danica as you could come up with.
Calendars of the SbB Girls could be coming your way by Christmastime.
• Red Sox Nation mourns the loss of two of its greats: David Oritz (placed on the DL) & Hazel Mae (lowballed on a new NESN contract).
• Kimbo Slice hungers for a piece of the boxing pie.
• A one-legged Kentucky youngster is kicking ass in sports.
• Google Maps is quite good at locating Lou Piniella.
• Terrell Owens lambasts Bill Parcells, but he sure looks good doing it.
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Scott Speed (whose name is totally made up, no matter what his birth certificate states) has the need: the need for… well, himself.
The young racing stud, who gamely took on Formula One for the previous two campaigns before his driving and his mouth escorted him back to these shores, has taken his first NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series win in only six races. What’s the key to his swift fortunes?
Strong throttle control, of course. (See? We told you it was his porn name.) But how did he attain strong throttle control? By getting a pedicure complete with blue polish on the tips of the toenails. His crew chief relates that “he had his toes painted and that they feel better than they ever did.” Boy, can we bloggers relate. We once showered and felt empowered for days.