Patrick's life picks up speed after win
Your week was busy, right? Yeah, mine too, but not this busy. Danica Patrick's actual itinerary after becoming the first woman to win a major open-wheel race last weekend at Twin Ring Motegi in Japan. She might need a new scroll button on her phone.
All day: In Long Beach, Calif., site of the final Champ Car race. News conference, satellite media tour, one-on-one phone interviews with USA Today, NYT, SI, People Magazine, KC Star.
All day: National morning shows (Good Morning America, CNN, CNBC, ESPN), national radio (Mike & Mike, Jim Rome, Dan Patrick, Ryan Seacrest) and IRL teleconference.
10 a.m.: Pre-interview for the Late Show With David Letterman.
Noon: Arrive MTV Studios to tape appearance on BIG 10. New York Times reporter Karen Crouse will be there to gather information for a feature.
4 p.m.: Arrive at the Late Show With David Letterman. Patrick is the lead guest. Other guests are Russell Brand and musical guest Tokyo Police Club.
5:30 p.m.: Radio interview with Bob Kravitz and Eddie White show on ESPN 1070 (Indianapolis).
5:45 p.m.: Interview for Sporting News Radio.
6 p.m.: Call Conan O'Brien staff member for a pre-interview.
7 p.m.: Attend premiere screening of Baby Mama at the Ziegfeld Theatre.
9:30 p.m.: After the screening, attend the after party at the Museum of Modern Art.
7:50 a.m.: Arrive at the GM Building for an appearance on CBS's the Early Show. Tape some teasers outside the studio before appearance.
8 a.m.: Tape appearance on the Early Show.
9:15 a.m.: Call NPR staff member for NPR phone interview.
10:30 a.m.: Arrive at ABC Studios for appearance on The View. Other guests include Amy Poehler and Tina Fey.
1 p.m.: Tape interview with Bloomberg TV.
1:15 p.m.: Tape radio interview for Bloomberg with Scott Soshnick and Jeff Azar.
1:45 p.m.: Arrive at On the Record With Greta Van Susteren at Fox News.
3 p.m.: In-person interview with Daniel Wetzel of Yahoo! at W Hotel bar.
4:30 p.m.: ABC Network radio interview.
5 p.m.: Arrive at NBC Studios for appearance on Late Night With Conan O'Brien. Other guest is Amy Poehler.
7:02 p.m.: Radio interview for Trackside with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee.
7:30 p.m.: Depart New York for Kansas City, Kan., (site of this week's IRL race) via Teterboro Airport.
9:30 p.m.: Arrive KMCI Airport in Kansas City.
3 p.m.: News conference at Kansas Speedway.
TBA: ESPN.com chat.