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Dear Danica, Shut Up and Win!

I want to like Danica Patrick .  I really do.  I want her to win the Indianapolis 500 and take a huge step for women in sports everywhere.  At least win a few races other than a sole victory at the Indy Japan 300 in 2008 (which Patrick claimed based on fuel strategy). 

But with every race that passes it gets harder to believe in her as much for her conduct off the track as her lack of success on it. 

The latest incident occurred on Saturday as she blamed a poor qualifying effort for this year's Indy 500 on a poor car setup. The bigger problem is that her comments were broadcast on the track's public address systems leading to a cascade of boos. "I say one confident thing out there, that it's not me, ...

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