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Australia IRL Event Ends Due To Unresolved Scheduling Dispute
Published November 11, 2008
|Scheduling Dispute Brings
Australia IRL Event To An End
NO PLACE LIKE HOME: IndyCar Series sources said that driver Danica Patrick "will go wherever she can get the biggest check and they would not be surprised if she tried to line up a NASCAR deal." But SI.com's Bruce Martin reported "after watching former Indy Car drivers [Sam] Hornish Jr. struggle and Dario Franchitti fail in NASCAR, few observers think it would be the wisest move she could make." Martin wrote Patrick "remains a big name in the IndyCar Series despite winning only one time, but once the novelty wore off in NASCAR, Patrick would get lost in the crowd" (SI.com, 11/10).