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Wild week for Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick gets a bouquet on the air Wednesday from David Letterman on the Late Show With David Letterman. The talk-show host co-owns the Rahal Letterman team that Patrick used to drive for.

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Danica Patrick gets a bouquet on the air Wednesday from David Letterman on the Late Show With David Letterman. The talk-show host co-owns the Rahal Letterman team that Patrick used to drive for.

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: chat.

Wild week for Danica Patrick 04/25/08 [Last modified: Monday, April 28, 2008 9:16am]
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