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Frustration doubles for Danica Patrick

Driver unable to break through with TMS win despite two races in her comfort zone

Updated: June 12, 2011, 10:18 AM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

FORT WORTH, Texas -- As soon as Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage announced the idea of the twin races, race officials heard the whispers from fans and media: The format is designed to give Danica Patrick two chances to get a win in Texas.

Most folks were kidding. Well, half-kidding anyway.

Patrick has made no secret about how comfortable she is on ovals, where she can go all-out at top speeds. She finished second to Ryan Briscoe in the IndyCar race last year at TMS and ...

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