Danica Patrick has driven in several NASCAR Nationwide series events this year, while still competing on the IndyCar circuit. In 2012, Danica Patrick would drive in more Nationwide events and the Indy 500.
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There are reports that Patrick is close to finalizing a deal to drive a NASCAR Nationwide series car for JR Motorsports, the racing team co-owned by Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and his sister. The Nationwide series features up-and-coming drivers competing against established NASCAR veterans.