“We don’t talk about it,” Stenhouse said Friday at Kansas Speedway. We just go out and try to win.” That Stenhouse and Patrick are dating while also racing against one another 36 times a year, certainly complicates their relationship.
And the two have had an occasional run-in on the track, including twice in 2013 when both were competing for Monster Energy Cup Series Rookie of the Year honors that season.
That's Danica Patrick and boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Stenhouse finished 25th with just three top-10s — his third straight disappointing season after breaking in as a rookie in 2013. With her dedication to yoga, and endorsement deals with Aspen Dental and Nature's Bakery, she's projecting a more healthy, outdoorsy image.
NASCAR's power couple have been in a relationship since 2013. But they've made an effort to work on their relationship the past year — no matter how they perform on the track. The 33-year old Patrick and her 28-year old boyfriend "understand each other," she noted. She hosted a yoga class with fans for Nature's Bakery.
"I don't normally say too much about my private life, always been focused on the track.
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pulled into Talladega Superspeedway’s victory lane last Sunday it marked the first time either he or girlfriend Danica Patrick had won a NASCAR race since the couple began dating four years ago.
But just because he won before Patrick, who earlier had been involved in an 18-car crash that knocked her out of the Geico 500, didn’t mean Stenhouse earned bragging rights for the week.
In fact, there was no good-natured ribbing of any sort. I didn’t have bragging rights with anybody else that hasn’t won either.