Danica Patrick was born on March 25, 1982 in Beloit, Wisconsin. Danica Patrick is an American auto racing driver competing in the IndyCar Series. Danica Patrick 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. With her win in the 2008 Indy Japan 300, Patrick became the first woman to win a major open-wheel closed course race.