Danica Patrick Divorcing
Driver splits with husband after 7 years
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Nov 20, 2012 5:26 PM CST
In this 2011, file photo, Danica Patrick and husband Paul Hospenthal wait for her turn to qualify at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.   (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

(Newser) – Racing's Danica Patrick and her husband are divorcing, reports USA Today. "I am sad to inform my fans that after 7 years, Paul and I have decided to amicably end our marriage," she wrote on Facebook of husband Paul Hospenthal, who is 17 years her senior. The 30-year-old Patrick recently won the "most popular driver" award in NASCAR's Nationwide Series, notes AP. She moves up to NASCAR's top division (Sprint Cup) full time next year. Bleacher Report has more on the Go Daddy pitch person.

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Nov 21, 2012 10:09 PM CST
Voted most popular ? By who ? The Fraternal order of Lesbians. I'm surprised to hear she is married to a man.
Nov 21, 2012 7:55 PM CST
She got caught cheating. Is it Tony Stewart or Dale Jr?
Nov 21, 2012 11:21 AM CST
that is amazing the marriage lasted 7 years, most marriages currently only last 4 to 5 years if that long. You see as soon as she buys all the shoes she thinks she needs she becomes bored and want to change husbands. Marriage is a male waste of money and energy!