Racing Gloves Worn by Danica Patrick While Competing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, circa 2012

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

circa 2012

Creators

Alpinestars 

Place of Creation

Italy, Veneto, Asolo 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2017.41.1

Credit

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

Material

Cloth

Color

Black (Color)
White (Color)
Green

Dimensions

Height: .5 in  (for each glove)

Width: 5 in  (widest point for each glove)

Length: 11.25 in  (longest point for each glove)

Inscriptions

on top of wrist on both gloves: alpinestars on bottom of wrist on left glove: a / One Vision. on bottom of wrist on right glove: a / One Goal. on label inside wrist of each glove: In compliance with FIA standard 8856-2000 / alpines

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