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4-5, June 2010, Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas:

Team Penske Driver Ryan Briscoe  was able to keep the lead as Danica Patrick of Andretti Autosport came in a close second at the 2010 Firestone 550k. Danica actually took the lead late in the race but her lead was short lived as Briscoe was able to get back in front with an outside move.

June 4 – Practice

A HOT day on the track as the weather channel said it was 96 outside, of course they didn’t factor in how hot it was with the heat coming off the track.

Danica Patrick – Andretti Autosport

It looks like below I caught Danica in the middle of a Pantene commercial

Helio Castroneves – Team Penske

Will Power

Dario Franchitti (Husband of actress Ashley Judd)

Michael Andretti

Race Day – June 5

Sparks fly as the drivers come out of turn 1

Danica Patrick in her No. 7 Dallara Honda

The Texas Sun sets in the West as it peaks through the grandstands

Simona De Sivestro of HVM Racing before her fiery crash that ended the race for her and lightly burned her hand.

Helio Castroneves of Team Penske approaching turn 2

Will Power during a pit stop. Notice the fuel line being pulled back as it still drips fuel and the line of water being used to wash it away to avoid a fire.

Dario Franchitti of Target Chip Ganassi Racing during a pit stop

Dario spins his tires as he exits pit road


Late in the race Danica and Ryan Briscoe battled for first and Danica eventually took over the lead. However Briscoe took back the lead on lap 193 and was able to keep the lead to finish first. Patrick, who started eighth finished second and posted her best finish since the won back in 2008 in Japan.

Spin Out

Briscoe spins out at the finish line under the checkered flag to celebrate his Firestone 550k win.

Goodnight for another year from Texas Motor Speedway