Danica Patrick is a retired professional racing driver, model, and actress, who was born on March 25, 1982 in Beloit, Wisconsin . Danica is a stunningly gorgeous and leggy brunette who can easily be spotted across a crowded room. She began her racing career in kart racing and later moved to open-wheel racing , becoming the first woman to win a race in the IndyCar Series and the only woman to win an IndyCar race as of 2021 . Danica began her NASCAR career in 2010 and in 2013, she became the first woman to win a NASCAR Cup Series pole position , setting a record for the highest starting position for a female driver in the Cup Series . She is considered one of the most successful women in the history of American open-wheel racing, with several wins and podium finishes in the IndyCar Series and the Indy Japan 300. Danica’s beauty and talent have made her a popular figure in the racing world and beyond, she has also been a successful model and actress with appearances in several movies and TV shows and also been a spokesperson for various brands. Danica retired from full-time racing in 2018 and since then she has remained active in the motorsports community through various roles such as broadcasting and promotion .