Indianapolis Monthly Magazine - Indianapolis Restaurants, Shopping, Concerts, Events and more. Class Photo: Legends of the Indy 500 - Danica Patrick Starts: 7 Best finish: 3rd (2009) Claim to fame: Ah, Danica, we hardly knew ye. The racy Go Daddy commercials, pit-row temper tantrums, and Danica-mania thrilled us—then you had to go and defect to NASCAR. (And, truth be told, we were rooting for you when, as a rookie in 2004, you led the race—the only woman to do so—with just seven laps to go.)