FORT WORTH, Texas Give Ricky Stenhouse Jr. credit for keeping his sense of humor since he's been caught up in the Danica mania in the Sprint Cup circuit.
Stenhouse, who is dating Danica Patrick, handled a question about his off-the-track life with ease Monday at Texas Motor Speedway's media day.
"The golf game's great off the track," Stenhouse joked.
As for his relationship with Patrick, whom Stenhouse is vying for rookie of the year honors with?
"There are lots of people who are paying attention to her and I guess they're paying attention to me now," Stenhouse said. "That's been a little different. But all in all, it's been very good. Things have been great on that side of things. We're batting for rookie of the year. It's going to be a lot of fun. I told her I was going to win so I've got to hold my end up on that."
Stenhouse, who took over the No. 17 ride for Roush Fenway Racing, has the early edge on the rookie of the year honors. He finished 16th at Daytona and followed t...