Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/20/14
Danica Patrick announced her divorce from husband Paul Hospenthal on her Facebook page today. She said the two have amicably decided to end their marriage. (if there truly is such a thing?) Hospenthal is a physical therapist who met Patrick while treating her for a non-racing injury. The two were married in 2005, and he is 17 years older than the 30-year-old NASCAR driver. Patrick just completed her first full season in NASCAR, running the full Nationwide schedule and 10 Sprint Cup Series races. Previously, competed in IndyCar. She finished 10th in Nationwide points, becoming the highest-finishing female driver in the history of NASCAR’s three national series. Next year she’ll do more Sprint Cup. After Lindsey Vonn, Patrick becomes the second big name, well-achieved, ultra-gorgeous female athlete to get divorced in the calendar year. Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports Bank.net, a Google News site generating millions of unique visitors. He’s also a regular contributor to Chicago Now...
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