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Danica Patrick: 10 Reasons She’s Going to Struggle in NASCAR in 2012

Get ready, NASCAR world. After nearly a decade spent in the American open-wheel ranks, Danica Patrick will be headed to the Nationwide Series full-time in 2012, with her eye on a Sprint Cup ride at Stewart-Haas Racing for 2013. In Nationwide, she'll remain under the tutelage of Dale Earnhardt Jr., while Tony Stewart and Ryan Newman (themselves former open-wheel drivers) will aid Danica's transition to America's highest level.But is Danica truly ready to successfully shift to stock cars full-time in 2012? Count me among the pessimists here, and I've got 10 good reasons why this plan isn't going to go as well as everyone hopes it will. (Or, if you want to be an optimist here—I'm looking at you, Ms. Patrick's public relations folks&mdash...

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