The New York Times checks in with an article about Danica Patrick’s transition to NASCAR. Let’s see. Mention about how hot it is inside the car – check. Requisite mention of how much a stock car weighs because Patrick is a girl – check. Appearance of the words "marketing gimmick" – check. Yup, we have all the makings of your standard, "Here comes Danica" piece.

Patrick will confront heat in the car and competition on NASCAR tracks (New York Times)