Stewart has modest goals for Danica at Darlington

Stewart has modest goals for Danica at Darlington

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 22: Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, (R) talks with crew chief Greg Zipadelli, (L) and Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, (C) in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 22, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on May 11, 2012 at 5:40 PM

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) -- Tony Stewart has modest goals for protege Danica Patrick in her Darlington Raceway debut.  

He knew "The Track Too Tough To Tame" was going to be difficult. That's why he put it on her Sprint Cup Series schedule. And Stewart would know: In 19 career starts, he's never won at Darlington. It's one of only two active tracks on the schedule where he's yet to visit Victory Lane.  

So his hope for Patrick on Saturday night is for her just to run as many laps as possible.  

Her Sprint Cup debut in February was cut short when she was involved in a Lap 1 accident at the Daytona 500. She got back out on track, but completed just 138 of the 202 laps.
 

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