Danica: Logano still has more to prove that he’s truly sorry about Charlotte wreck


While Joey Logano thinks his racing relationship with Danica Patrick is fine, Danica doesn’t exactly see things the same way.

Earlier this week, Logano said he feels the wreck he and Patrick had at Charlotte Motor Speedway two weeks ago are behind them.

MORE: Joey Logano says he’s made peace with Danica Patrick over Charlotte wreck

Not so fast, Joey, according to Patrick.

She has a completely different view of their supposed truce. She even was given the go-ahead over her team radio to retaliate against Logano at Charlotte, but chose not to because he was already locked into the Eliminator Round. But now that we’re in the Eliminator Round, it could be a whole different story if Patrick is still seeking retribution.

Instead of things being hunky dory, Logano still has a ways to go until he’s fully back in Patrick’s good graces.

“If he keeps proving that he’s sorry, then everything will be fine,” Patrick said about Logano to The Associated Press.

And if he doesn’t? Logano may still feel Patrick’s wrath yet — and that could go a long way towards keeping him out of the final four round heading into the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Nov. 16.

Just a suggestion, Joey — and hopefully her boyfriend, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., won’t get too mad — but try a peace offering, like chocolates and flowers.

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Andretti United team names drivers for inaugural Extreme E season

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The Extreme E team formed by Andretti Autosport and United Autosports named Catie Munnings and Timmy Hansen as its drivers Monday for the series’ inaugural 2021 season.

Munnings is a successful veteran of rally series. Hansen is a past winner and champion in the World Rallycross Championship.

They both will race in the environmentally conscious electric SUV series that will hold events in five areas around the world that are threatened by climate change. Chip Ganassi Racing and six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton also are fielding cars in Extreme E, which will feature male and female co-drivers on every team.

Catie Munnings

“I’m so excited to join Andretti United Extreme E,” Munnings said in a release. ““I was really intrigued when I first heard about Extreme E, I just knew I had to be involved. The male / female racing partnership is a fantastic and exciting new concept. The season has incredible locations and the racing will be very exciting. It will be a new challenge for the teams and drivers, and I’m so thrilled to be working with such a strong team.

“The championship is a really innovative concept, it’s combining motorsport and science and will produce an important legacy in each race location. Bringing the platform that motorsport has in line with the awareness that the planet needs right now is awesome and a really important message.”

Timmy Hansen

Said Hansen: “Going into the Extreme E will be a new chapter in my career, one that I am extremely excited about. It is something brand new, not only for me, but the whole of motorsport. The format is something

we’ve never seen before. I’m also delighted to be able to carry the message of something bigger – talking about the environment and doing something good for the world – that’s something that really drives me. It’s going to be a big adventure in life to see these locations and I’m going to do my best in carrying this responsibility and hopefully making people aware of the challenges we have in the world, together with our passion for racing.”