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She and Hospenthal announced in November they were splitting up after seven years of marriage. And because Patrick, who leads all celebrities with 12 Super Bowl ads, is used to being under the media spotlight Stenhouse said he can lean on his girlfriend for guidance as he finds himself suddenly scrutinized. The headlines don't say anything about me," he said. But if I win a race, it might be 'Danica's boyfriend won a race.'" The relationship is fodder for endless jokes and razzing from fellow competitors, and most were eager to dive into the topic Thursday. "We can come up with plenty of jokes and how humorous it could be on the track and what each of them are thinking — we'll all be watching with great curiosity, for sure," said Jimmie Johnson. She also told reporters how after so many months of hanging out with Stenhouse, she had to push him to ask her out on an official date — an account Stenhouse confirmed before sheepishly admitting he couldn't remember what restaurant they went to for the date.
The 30-year-old Patrick rarely talked about her personal life while married to Hospenthal, but she was open Thursday about the 25-year-old Stenhouse. Defending Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski cautioned that things could get sticky with the happy couple. "But you have to understand that as a race car driver, you make life decisions that put you in a position of danger all the time, 24-7, and that inherently makes you a unique person and the decisions you make in your mental process to get there unique.
Danica Patrick's now-public personal life was a popular topic at Daytona International Speedway on Friday.
And there were varying opinions on how much attention, if any, Patrick's admission should get.
“I have a boyfriend, his name is Richard,” says Patrick.
"Initially, it was a little bit of a mental hurdle of like, 'We compete against each other,' " Patrick said of the relationship, which she likened to Romeo and Juliet.
If you're boyfriend/girlfriend, there's not even a variable out there.