Racing Gloves Worn by Danica Patrick, 2016-2017

Summary

Danica Patrick honed her driving skills in Formula Ford races in the United Kingdom. She returned to the United States and, from 2005 to 2011, competed in the IndyCar Series. Patrick transitioned to NASCAR full time in 2012. The following year, she earned pole position at the Daytona 500, becoming the first woman to win the pole at a top-level NASCAR race.

Danica Patrick honed her driving skills in Formula Ford races in the United Kingdom. She returned to the United States and, from 2005 to 2011, competed in the IndyCar Series. Patrick transitioned to NASCAR full time in 2012. The following year, she earned pole position at the Daytona 500, becoming the first woman to win the pole at a top-level NASCAR race.

Artifact

Gloves

Date Made

October 2016

Subject Date

2016-2017

Creators

Alpinestars 

Place of Creation

Italy, Veneto, Asolo 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2017.38.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Danica Patrick.

Material

Nomex (Fiber)
Silicone

Color

Black (Color)
White (Color)
Blue
Red

Dimensions

Height: .5 in  (for each glove)

Width: 5 in  (widest point for each glove)

Length: 11.5 in  (longest point for each glove)

Height: .75 in  (bag)

Width: 6.5 in  (bag)

Length: 15.5 in  (bag, including handle)

Inscriptions

on top of wrist of left glove: alpinestars handwritten on top of each wrist: Danica on bottom of wrist of left glove: a / One Vision. on bottom of wrist of right glove: a / One Goal.

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