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Name: Danica Sue Patrick                                                           
Born: 25 March 1982 Beloit, Wisconsin                                             
Danica Sue Patrick (born March 25, 1982 in Beloit, Wisconsin) is an American       
auto racing driver competing in the IndyCar Series. She is from an Irish-American 
family and was raised in Roscoe, Illinois. Patrick was named the Rookie of the     
Year for both the 2005 Indianapolis 500 and the 2005 IndyCar Series season. In     
May 2006, she published her autobiography, Danica: Crossing the Line.             
Patricks's parents, T.J. and Bev Patrick, met on a blind date at a snowmobile     
event in the 1970s when Bev was a mechanic for a friend's snowmobile. T.J.         
raced snowmobiles, motocross, and midget cars. They have owned a Java Hut and a   
plate glass company.                                                               
Patrick is married to Paul Edward Hospenthal, who had previously been her         
physical therapist.