Danica's been prepping for a lifetime

Updated: February 12, 2010, 1:16 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The man on the other end of the phone has about as much interest in NASCAR as Dale Earnhardt Jr. has in rhythmic gymnastics.

The man on the other end of the phone once took his 10-year-old son to the old Rebel 400 at Darlington Raceway and stood in the shade above the chicken bone section, as far as he could get from the roar of the engines and the tire-rubber particles that fly into the stands.

He read a paperback novel, no less.

So ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?