10 Questions for Danica Patrick

The speed world has a new demon. At this year's Indianapolis 500, Danica Patrick, 23, became the first woman to hold a lead in the race. Winner Dan Wheldon passed her with six laps to go, and she ended up placing fourth. But TV ratings soared, and she has injected new life into the struggling IndyCar circuit. Patrick spoke to TIME'S Sean Gregory from her Phoenix, Ariz., home.

IS YOUR PHONE RINGING OFF THE HOOK NOW WITH ENDORSEMENT OFFERS?

My phone isn't, but I bet Brent's is [Brent Maurer is her press rep]. All I know is that we're going to...

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