Danica Patrick has made a name for herself in the professional auto racing world. She was born in Beloit, WI, which is not far from Rockford, IL. Danica Patrick is petite, she is 5' 1", 99 lbs. and is a wonder to see. She atteded Hononegah High School, however she dropped out of high school, and later got her GED. She has indeed made history. She did not let her educational short comings stop her from succeeding.
Danica Patrick made $13M last year as reported by Forbes and one of the trailblazers for women in the auto racing world. She has been a leader in the Indianapolis 500, finishing as high as 3rd in 2009. It is a wonder to know that she is the only female to win an IndyCar event. She scored high in the Indy Japan 300 in 2008.
Danica Patrick is also famous for her GoDaddy.com Super Bowl commercials. She was also featured on Sports Illustrated in June 6, 2005 and 2008 in their swimsuit issue. She is the most successful woman in history in American Open Wheel Racing.